Concerned about seeing their huge profits cut, six big banks are leading the charge to weaken or block new financial... View ArticleContinue reading
Earlier this week, Peter Roberson, a top staffer on the House Financial Services Committee, jumped ship to lobby for Intercontinental... View ArticleContinue reading
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At least 69 people formerly employed by some of the 40 or so Congressional leaders present at yesterday's healthcare summit have gone through the revolving door to lobby for the health industry, representing a combined 180 companies and trade associations, Center for Responsive Politics data shows. Many worked on health issues as Hill aides, garnering policy chops on the issues that matter to health insurance companies, medical professionals associations, and pharmaceutical companies. But they also have easier access to their former colleagues on Capitol Hill.
As Nancy Pelosi's chief of staff, Judith Lemons served continuously as the House ...
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Throughout this year I’ve spent quite a bit of time looking at the connections between powerful players in the health... View ArticleContinue reading
TPM is reporting that Majority Leader Harry Reid is going to exclude a provision that would remove the anti-trust exemption... View ArticleContinue reading
Billed as the biggest opponent of financial regulatory reform, the US Chamber of Commerce is deploying former government officials to... View ArticleContinue reading
With ten minutes to go before the midnight filing deadline, the only senator whose campaign finance report has made it through FEC.gov is Barbara Mikulksi. All available Senate filing summaries as of 11:50pm, as compiled by Sunlight, are downloadable here.
Darlene Fitzgerald Price, a former US Customs special agent gunning to replace retiring Kentucky Sen. Jim Bunning, has collected about $18,000 this quarter, and spent about $8,000. Billy Parson, aiming to unseat embattled Nevada Sen. John Ensign, has raised $23,000 and spent $22,000, incurring $20,000 in debt.
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