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Defense contractor lobbyists start 2016 strong

From the April 21, 2016 Politico Morning Defense email:

<<LOBBYING TALE OF THE TAPE – NORTHROP TOPS DEFENSE FIRMS: Northrop Grumman topped defense contractors in lobbying spending for the first three months of this year, jumping ahead of Boeing for the top defense slot, according to the latest round of lobbying disclosure filings. 153 more words

Pentagon Budget

How to Wage a "Political Revolution"

Democracy is far from perfect in the United States. Both sides can agree that there is corruption and money hindering the process of democracy. There are too many special interests lobbying to have their way in the law. 2,790 more words

Politics

“Getting Things Done” – The Brother of Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Chair is a Major Lobbyist for Saudi Arabia, by Michael Krieger

Want to know how one of the world’s most repressive and duplicitous regimes has its way with Washington? Money, lots of money, spread liberally in just the right places. 546 more words

Government

Balancing practicality and academia – one guy’s perspective

Alex Clemens
Founding Partner, Barbary Coast Consulting
Professor in Lobbying, Advocacy, and Governmental Relations

Five years ago, when I was recruited to teach a lobbying class at the (relatively) new… 480 more words

University Of San Francisco

The normalisation of the revolving door in U.S. Politics

From This Town, by Mark Leibovich, pg 163:

Calculations vary on how many former members of Congress have joined the influence-peddling set. By the middle of 2011, at least 160 former lawmakers were working as lobbyists in Washington, according to First Street, a website that tracks lobbying trends in D.C., in April 2013.

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Thinking

#DCJazzMatters in the Washington Post

DC vocalist Aaron Myers has spearheaded an effort to lobby the DC Government and other DC area business and government groups to increase their support for local jazz and jazz musicians. 243 more words

Jazz

Boeing & the Public

An extensive literature argues how interest groups do not only try to affect decision-makers directly but use outsider lobbying strategies to put indirect pressure on them by mobilizing the public (cf… 122 more words

Interest Groups