Lobbyists: Candidates Are Hypocritical to Attack Us

After presidential candidates have bashed lobbyists for much of the '08 race, the American League of Lobbyists (ALL) is appealing to candidates to treat them with more respect, The Hill's Jim Snyder reports (see the story here).

ALL President Brian Pallasch said today that both Barack Obama and John McCain were hypocritical to attack lobbyists, as both candidates have worked with them and know the value of their input.

Pallasch said lobbyists are frustrated with candidates' insinuations that lobbying work is evil and/or inappropriate.

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