On May 11, the Senate Judiciary Committee's Antitrust Subcommittee held a hearing on the proposed AT&T and T-Mobile merger. Titled "Is Humpty Dumpty Being Put Back Together Again?" the hearing was concerned with possible antitrust issues, questions of competition, access to wireless service, rising costs and the loss of jobs.
Of course, Washington lobbyists had their own concerns and not surprisingly, the room was packed. In concert with National Journal, we at Sunlight decided to turn the cameras around 180 degrees to see who was watching the hearing. Our hope is that you can help us identify D.C.'s power brokers and assorted lobbyists who have an interest in influencing the Senate's view on the proposed merger.
Take a look at the photos below and if you recognize anyone, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org describing which person you've identified, who they are (name, firm, etc.), and how you know who that person is.
As we compile and verify this information, we'll add the names to the photos so you can see who is watching Congress.
Here are the photos:
Thanks to Rick Bloom of National Journal for the photos.