Money certainly seems to buy access, but exactly how much influence is not altogether clear.
Lobbying spending dropped for many major tech and telecom trade groups in the first quarter.
Two bipartisan bills seek to strip them of taxpayer-funded pensions.
They move back and forth between the public and private sectors with ease.
Spending on lobbying was up at many tech companies last quarter.
Cornerstone Government Affairs is in expansion mode.
It’s go time for K Street.
A new study has found that ordinary Americans have virtually no impact on policymaking.
Google spent $1.21 million more on lobbying over the last three months than earlier in the year.
A bitcoin investment fund is beefing up its lobbying ranks.
New legislation targeting members of Congress would do just that.
An investment group filed paperwork to lobby Congress and federal agencies this week.
Google's lobbying touched on topics ranging from surveillance reform to immigration.
Rep. Rod Blum (R-Iowa) wants a lifetime ban on lobbying for members of Congress.
Lobbyists are never far from Washington, D.C.’s restaurant and bar scene.
House Majority PAC has so far raised $29.4M; Senate Majority PAC has raised $53.2M.
The company halted its operation earlier this year after a Supreme Court ruling
Defining what former officials do is murky at best.
Some registered lobbyists will once again be allowed to serve on federal advisory boards.
More than 220 Capitol Hill staffers have taken jobs as lobbyists this year, a report found.
Washington’s lobby shops jealously guard an elite tier of big-money contracts.
A new OMB report weighs the costs and benefits of regulations over the last decade.
Nearly a dozen more attorneys have jumped ship for rival firms.
"I think he played a game of golf," press secretary Jay Carney said.