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Google's GIF Response to Wall Street Journal Lobbying Story

Google offered a more complete defense of its lobbying efforts Friday in response to a Wall Street Journal story earlier this week that suggested the search giant’s lobbyists seem to be practically living at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. 356 more words


Gears grind at state ethics commission

In a day-long meeting, the state ethics commission did something they haven’t done in a long time: Make progress.

“Everything about this meeting has been very fulfilling,” said Commissioner Dennis Cathey, who chaired Thursday’s meeting. 804 more words

2015 Elections in Nigeria: Which Candidate Will Win?

Elections in Nigeria will finally start with voters going to cast their ballots this weekend for the presidential election. The presidential and National assembly election was moved from valentine’s day to March 28, 2015. 989 more words


Lobbying spending rebounds under Gold Dome

After years of declines, we’ve finally hit bottom and economic indicators have started pointing up again.

No, I’m not talking about home sales or the stock market. 426 more words


Lobbying for Turkish Cypriots rights. Who cares?

Lobbying for Turkish Cypriots rights.

Who cares?


By Ismail Veli

I first observed the power of lobbying at the age of 17 during the Yom Kippur war between the Arabs and Israelis in November 1973. 1,304 more words


5 ways to get what you want from meeting a politician

This upcoming General Election will be the first time I vote. This fact could leave me feeling pretty daunted by having to make my first big political decision this May. 650 more words


Michael Vondra’s timeline in Illinois politics

Construction mogul Michael Vondra began to contribute to state political campaigns more than a decade ago through his company, Abbott Land & Investment Corporation, and many of its affiliates: 461 more words