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Lobbyists Earn $1.3 Million Per Hour?

Federal lobbying records show in 2009 clients spent $3.47 billion on lobbying Congress, the White House and other federal agencies.

http://www.opensecrets.org/news/2010/02/federal-lobbying-soars-as-cong.html

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:52 AM on Feb. 18, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Hmmm, makes one wonder what is included in this section:   Miscellaneous Business   $556,566,753  Considering misc. business out did Health, Finance, Insurance and real estate.  We know how hard Health lobbyists were working.


    Just more of the same.  Where's the change?


     

    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 9:12 AM on Feb. 18, 2010

  • The CHANGE is in the lobbyists pocket....
    grlygrlz2

    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 9:17 AM on Feb. 18, 2010

  • Damn, I wish I had that kind of pocket change.
    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 9:24 AM on Feb. 18, 2010

  • Lobbyists are the bane of human existance. They really do need to be eliminated
    Zakysmommy

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 9:32 AM on Feb. 18, 2010

  • Yep,huge, huge part of the SYSTEM problem.
    Sisteract

    Answer by Sisteract at 10:56 AM on Feb. 18, 2010

  • Wow! Do they all pay their taxes? I really hope so.




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    29again

    Answer by 29again at 10:57 AM on Feb. 18, 2010

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