Lobbying
Lobbying (also lobby) is the act of attempting to influence decisions made by officials in the government, most often legislators or members of regulatory agencies. Lobbying is done by many types of p...
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No One Mentions That The Russian Trail Leads To Democratic Lobbyists
A number of top Democratic lobbyists have significant ties to Russian interests, including the Podesta Group, Lanny Davis, and former Sen. John Breaux.
Trump Calls For Congressional Term Limits, Lobbyist Crackdown
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Tuesday called for sweeping Washington reform including term limits for congressional lawmakers, telling supporters “it’s time to drain the swamp.”
Coke And Pepsi Give Millions To Public Health, Then lobby Against It
The findings, published Monday in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, document the beverage industry's deep financial ties to the health community over the past five years, as part of a strat...
The Right to Lobby
In a one person = one vote = one voice, structured democracy such as ours, how does one justify the political lobbyists? Are they just mucking up the system? The answer ? 'The Constitution guarantees ...
Only Three States Score Higher Than D+ In State Integrity Investigation; 11 Flunk | Center for Public Integrity
Trouble at the Statehouse: secrecy, corruption and conflicts of interest. In November 2014, Arkansas voters approved a ballot measure that, among other reforms, barred the state’s elected officials fr...
Donald Trump: Tax System Is Letting Hedge Funds “Get Away With Murder”
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump took a break from talking about illegal immigrants on Sunday to say that he would change the tax code to force people who work at hedge funds to pay more...
Lawrence Lessig Presidential Campaign: Donate Before Labor Day For Citizen Equality Act.
On Tuesday Lawrence Lessig, a Harvard law professor, announced that he would run for president if he receives $1 million in donations by Labor Day. Lessig’s plan is decidedly idiosyncratic—he has neve...
Donald Trump Nailed The Bitter Truth About Money In Politics
Trump specifically attacked his fellow GOP presidential contender, Jeb Bush, calling the former Florida governor a "puppet to his donors." He elaborated by saying "I know how the system works better t...
House To States: Don't You Dare Demand GMO Labels
A solid majority in the House of Representatives has voted to block efforts in some states to require labeling of GMOs. The argument over genetically modified food has been dominated, in recent years,...
Koch brothers fight climate funding probe
The multinational corporation run by billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch has said it will not cooperate with a Senate investigation into whether the corporation has paid for research skeptical...
Right to petition
The right to petition government for redress of grievances is the right to make a complaint to, or seek the assistance of, one's government, without fear of punishment or reprisals. The Article 44 of ...
Lobbying in the United States
Lobbying in the United States describes paid activity in which special interests hire well-connected professional advocates, often lawyers, to argue for specific legislation in decision-making bodies ...
Lobbying in the United States - Wikipedia
Lobbying in the European Union
Lobbying in the European Union, also referred to officially as "European interest representation", is the activity of representatives of diverse interest groups or lobbies who attempt to influence the...
Lobbying in the United Kingdom
Lobbying in the United Kingdom plays a significant role in the formation of legislation and a wide variety of commercial organisations, lobby groups 'lobby' for particular policies and decisions by Pa...
Lobbying in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia
National Association of Home Builders
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is one of the largest trade associations in the United States, based upon 2011 annual budgets. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., NAHB's mission i...
National Association of Home Builders - Wikipedia
Trump Calls For Congressional Term Limits, Lobbyist Crackdown
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Tuesday called for sweeping Washington reform including term limits for congressional lawmakers, telling supporters “it’s time to drain the swamp.”
Coke And Pepsi Give Millions To Public Health, Then lobby Against It
The findings, published Monday in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, document the beverage industry's deep financial ties to the health community over the past five years, as part of a strat...
Coke And Pepsi Give Millions To Public Health, Then lobby Against It
The findings, published Monday in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, document the beverage industry's deep financial ties to the health community over the past five years, as part of a strat...
Election petition
An election petition refers to the procedure for challenging the result of a Parliamentary election or local government election in the United Kingdom, India, Hong Kong and New Zealand.
When a pe...
Recall election
A recall election (also called a recall referendum or representative recall) is a procedure by which voters can remove an elected official from office through a direct vote before his or her term has...
Recall election - Wikipedia
Donald Trump Nailed The Bitter Truth About Money In Politics
Trump specifically attacked his fellow GOP presidential contender, Jeb Bush, calling the former Florida governor a "puppet to his donors." He elaborated by saying "I know how the system works better t...