A number of top Democratic lobbyist bundlers, who combined to pull in millions of dollars for Hillary Clinton’s failed presidential campaign and who have donated generously to Democratic leaders, personally represent or work at firms that have represented Russian interests in recent years, according to a review of foreign agent registration filings.
The man behind former President Obama’s historic 2008 election victory, David Plouffe, has been issued a large fine for illegal lobbying practices.
Liberal billionaire George Soros has quietly poured tens of millions more than usual into lobbying Congress in recent years, disclosure forms show.
South Carolina Democrat Jaime Harrison has left his position as a top lobbyist for the Podesta Group as he attempts to rally support behind his bid to be chairman of the Democratic National Committee.
A high-powered Democratic lobbying firm has admitted to the Department of Justice that it failed to file legally required disclosures of White House advocacy on behalf of a foreign government, new federal filings show.
Donald Trump’s transition team announced Wednesday that registered state and federal lobbyists will be barred from serving in the Trump administration—a preliminary step by the president-elect to “drain the swamp” in Washington.
Indiana Democrat Evan Bayh, a former member of the Senate Banking Committee, had a series of private meetings with financial service industry executives and lobbyists just as the big banks were seeking a bailout in 2008.
Senior Hillary Clinton aides agreed the campaign should accept political donations from lobbyists working on behalf of foreign governments, according to the latest batch of WikiLeaks emails released Sunday.