Lobbyist Profiles

Tim Devaney - 02/24/15 06:00 AM EST
It’s every stoner’s dream job. Strolling down the halls of Congress, Dan Riffle spends his days convincing lawmakers to legalize pot. The marijuana lobbyist is slowly but surely changing the way Washington thinks about weed.The only thing is, Riffle...
Sarah Ferris - 02/03/15 06:00 AM EST
On the day of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, the senior vice president of the National Shooting Sports Foundation, Larry Keane, watched the news in disbelief.Down the halls at the gun industry group’s offices, he could hear his co-...
Lydia Wheeler - 01/20/15 06:00 AM EST
The idea, he said, was a random brain fart. If they blogged about U.S. Supreme Court cases, they’d be seen as experts and gain new clients for their firm, Tom Goldstein and wife Amy Howe thought when starting SCOTUSblog in 2002, at the onset of...
Peter Sullivan - 09/30/14 06:00 AM EDT
Then-Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) stood in front of reporters on a Saturday morning while a snowstorm raged outside on Capitol Hill. It was Dec. 19, 2009, and Nelson had been negotiating in the majority leader’s office late into the night. But now, they...
Mario Trujillo - 02/10/15 06:00 AM EST
It took the leaders of the new United for Patent Reform coalition about 15 minutes to come up with the name, but their fight to rein in “patent trolls” has been ongoing for years. Beth Provenzano, one of the public faces of the...
Cory Bennett - 01/27/15 06:00 AM EST
When weighing his thoughts on cyber policy, the first name that came to Michael Hayden’s mind was Jim Lewis.During a recent event, Hayden, a former director of both the CIA and the National Security Agency (NSA), was explaining a controversial...
Megan R. Wilson - 01/06/15 06:00 AM EST
Robert Weissman’s first days at the helm of Public Citizen proved to be an omen for the years to come. It was 2009, and the Supreme Court was hearing arguments in Citizens United, a case with sweeping implications for spending on political...
Kevin Cirilli - 09/16/14 06:00 AM EDT
Rock the Vote, which aims to register young voters and make voting easier for young people, has struggled in recent years to regain its cultural status as the destination for candidates to reach voters ages 18 to 29.Ashley Spillane, an avid music...

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Bernie Becker - 10/01/13 10:00 AM EDT
Julian Pecquet - 09/10/13 09:52 AM EDT
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Peter Schroeder - 06/11/13 09:00 AM EDT
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Keith Laing - 05/14/13 09:00 AM EDT
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Erik Wasson - 03/12/13 09:00 AM EDT
Elise Viebeck - 03/05/13 10:00 AM EST
Bernie Becker - 02/12/13 10:00 AM EST
Joe Picard - 02/05/13 10:00 AM EST
Zack Colman - 11/27/12 10:00 AM EST
Brendan Sasso - 11/20/12 10:30 AM EST

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