Business & Lobbying

Lobbies rack up $800M tab

Each of the top 50 lobbying spenders in DC spent at least $7.83M last year.

Cybersecurity savant

The head of CSIS’s Strategic Technologies Program is a rare cyber expert.

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•K STREET FIRMS. Fierce Government Relations made its debut in Senate lobbying disclosure forms, as...

Lobbying Revenue 2014

Lobbying FirmFull-year 2014Full-year 2013Percent changeAkin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld35.6233....

Under Contract

• Northrop Grumman Corporation won a five-year Pentagon contract that could be worth almost $1...

Chamber launches assault on red tape

Chamber of Commerce plans to launch a fresh assault on federal rule-making process in 2015.

New rules target House witnesses

The disclosure change, proposed by Rep. Jackie Speier, has largely been well received.

Lobbying World

• Public affairs veteran Ben Finzel has launched his own consulting firm, RenewPR, focusing on...

Lobbying World

• Former Delaware Attorney General Joseph R. “Beau” Biden III, the son of Vice President Biden,...

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• REGULATIONS. Consumers Union, the policy advocacy division of Consumer Reports, is working to...

Under Contract

•Tetra Tech International Development won a $11.3 million contract to assist the U.S. Agency for...

Lobbying World

• Sister Donna Markham has been chosen as the next president of Catholic Charities USA and will...

In action for the retired

“Fifty is the new 50,” the AARP's Jo Ann Jenkins likes to say.

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• SPORTS. Veteran lobbyist and Senate guru Martin Gold recently moved from law and lobby giant...