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Friday, August 22, 2014

White House Negotiates with ‘Underground’ Lobbyists on Executive Orders

Some say that the once-formidable army of Washington lobbyists is dramatically shrinking in an era of a “do-nothing Congress” that is passing little legislation of real substance.

The number of active lobbyists peaked at 14,837 in 2007, in the twilight of President George W. Bush’s administration, and has steadily declined in virtually every economic, industry and social policy sector, according to a study by the Center for Responsive Politics (CRP). Nearly 1,800 lobbyists stopped reporting their activities with Congress or the federal government between 2012 and 2013.



Anonymous said...

Congress is working... Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi are working OVERTIME as obstructionists!

Anonymous said...

All the fewer reports mean is that there are fewer reports!

Do you seriously believe for a second that this lawless bunch that traffics guns, lies to Congress, destroys computer records, etc, etc, will be curious about fewer lobbyists reporting?

It's probably their closest buddies now failing to report!