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.
A top bundler for Hillary Clinton and President Obama was never punished for waiting months to register his work on behalf of a foreign government, a delay that violated the Foreign Agents Registration Act.
One in five staffers who worked for former Sen. Evan Bayh (D., Ind.) went on to become lobbyists, one of the highest rates among Democratic Senators who served with him in Congress, records show.
President Obama’s White House political director attended a Democratic National Committee fundraiser held in June at a lobbying firm that represents foreign governments.
Lobbyists have raised $7 million for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign up to this point, while they have bundled exactly $0 for her opponent Donald Trump’s campaign, indicating the different strategies both candidates have taken to win the White House.