Lobbyist Profiles

Tim Devaney - 07/28/15 06:00 AM EDT
"Prohibition lobbyist” is probably not the best way to describe John Chwat — seeing as he has his own wine rack at the Capital Grille on Pennsylvania Avenue — but two of his biggest lobbying victories involved putting limits on alcohol sales. ...
Cory Bennett - 07/14/15 06:00 AM EDT
On Sen. Al Franken’s first day in office in 2009, Alvaro Bedoya walked up to the newly arrived Minnesota Democrat and handed him a 20-page memo on then-Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor.It was the first assignment for Bedoya, who was in his mid-...
Lydia Wheeler - 06/23/15 06:00 AM EDT
It was 1977 when he first felt the sting of injustice. Douglas Hallward-Driemeier’s elementary school was being forced by a court order to integrate with the neighboring black school.“I actually remember that my best friend at the time left, moved...
Julian Hattem - 06/09/15 06:00 AM EDT
John Rizzo knows how he’ll be remembered.The nattily dressed 67-year-old Boston native spent half his life as a lawyer with the CIA, and he may be its most influential legal mind ever.But it is the last decade of his career there, when Rizzo oversaw...
Mario Trujillo - 07/21/15 06:00 AM EDT
There is nothing stopping scores of individuals and media outlets from starting their own private Politwoops projects, said the manager for the now-defunct archive at the Sunlight Foundation.Nicko Margolies is the 28-year-old Sunlight employee who...
Sarah Ferris - 07/07/15 06:00 AM EDT
As a GOP congressional aide in the late 1990s, Kathryn Lehman helped write the Defense of Marriage Act, a Clinton-era law denying legal benefits to wedded same-sex couples.A decade later, after divorcing her husband and beginning a new relationship...
Bernie Becker - 06/16/15 06:00 AM EDT
The joke is there for the taking, so take it Sage Eastman does.Eastman, the longtime right-hand man to former House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.) who is now a lobbyist at Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen Bingel and Thomas, hails...
Megan R. Wilson - 06/02/15 06:00 AM EDT
It was the “lunch that never happened.” That’s how the duo that now heads up lobby firm Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen Bingel & Thomas refers to a seminal 2004 meeting.It was then that Democratic operative David Castagnetti, working on the...

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Vicki Needham - 03/10/15 06:00 AM EDT
Tim Devaney - 02/24/15 06:00 AM EST
Mario Trujillo - 02/10/15 06:00 AM EST
Sarah Ferris - 02/03/15 06:00 AM EST
Cory Bennett - 01/27/15 06:00 AM EST
Lydia Wheeler - 01/20/15 06:00 AM EST
Megan R. Wilson - 01/06/15 06:00 AM EST
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Ferdous Al-Faruque - 07/22/14 06:00 AM EDT
Martin Matishak - 07/15/14 06:00 AM EDT
Keith Laing - 07/08/14 06:36 AM EDT
Vicki Needham - 06/24/14 06:00 AM EDT
Kristina Wong - 06/17/14 06:00 AM EDT
Tim Devaney - 06/10/14 06:00 AM EDT
Joe Picard - 05/20/14 06:00 AM EDT
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Erik Wasson - 04/29/14 06:00 AM EDT
Elise Viebeck - 04/08/14 06:00 AM EDT
Megan R. Wilson - 04/01/14 06:00 AM EDT
Bernie Becker - 03/25/14 06:00 AM EDT
Julian Hattem - 03/11/14 06:00 AM EDT
Rebecca Shabad - 03/04/14 06:00 AM EST
Laura Barron-Lopez - 02/25/14 06:00 AM EST
Ben Goad - 02/11/14 06:00 AM EST
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Erik Wasson - 10/29/13 06:00 AM EDT
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