Stories tagged with Lobbying & PR
By Laurie Bennett | April 21, 2017 at 5:56am | 0
Dow Chemical is lobbying the Trump administration to ignore federal scientists’ findings that a group of pesticides pose an environmental danger, the Associated Press reports.
By Muckety | September 20, 2016 at 11:56am | 0
Prominent lobby shop Squire Patton Boggs has added yet another former member of Congress to its payroll.
By Muckety | January 12, 2016 at 12:01pm | 0
Former Sen. Kay Hagan, who lost her re-election bid in 2014, has joined Akin Gump as a senior policy consultant.
By Muckety | August 12, 2013 at 6:53am | 0
Twitter has joined the influence game.
By Muckety | October 24, 2012 at 7:28am | 0
Google, which hired former Rep. Susan Molinari earlier this year to head its Washington office, has spent a record $13.1 million lobbying this year.
By Muckety | June 21, 2011 at 11:03am | 0
Comcast spent $5.7 million in the first quarter of this year to lobby for federal approval of its takeover of NBC Universal.
By Laurie Bennett | April 17, 2011 at 10:15am | 0
The federal agency that oversees offshore drilling is being outgunned.
By Laurie Bennett | April 5, 2011 at 8:09am | 0
Less than a month into his new job as head of the Motion Picture Association of America, former Sen. Chris Dodd finds himself in the midst of another high-pitched battle.
By Laurie Bennett | March 13, 2011 at 1:23pm | 0
Until recent days, things had been looking up for the U.S. nuclear industry.
By Laurie Bennett | March 8, 2011 at 6:20am | 0
William A. Reinsch is a living Venn diagram.
By Laurie Bennett | February 22, 2011 at 6:20am | 1
American energy companies are well positioned to make their views on Libya understood in Washington.
By Laurie Bennett | February 19, 2011 at 5:42pm | 1
The government of Libya, responding to protests in recent days with alarming violence, pays three prominent Washington lobby shops to improve relations with Congress and the White House.
By Laurie Bennett | February 5, 2011 at 12:30pm | 1
So much for Virginia Thomas distancing herself from politics.
By A. James Memmott | January 30, 2011 at 7:34am | 0
Egypt’s government would seem to have friends in short supply at home - given the huge protests there.
By Laurie Bennett | January 13, 2011 at 12:03pm | 0
Many of Tom DeLay’s former staffers are faring much better than their old boss, who faces a three-year prison term for illegally plotting to funnel corporate campaign contributions to candidates.
By A. James Memmott | January 3, 2011 at 7:15am | 2
Lanny J. Davis, the former White House special counsel for Bill Clinton during the days of the Monica Lewinsky scandal, is no stranger to damage control.
By Laurie Bennett | August 6, 2010 at 8:51am | 0
A former lobbyist was arrested Thursday on charges of making hundreds of thousands of dollars in illegal campaign contributions.
By Laurie Bennett | July 2, 2010 at 7:05am | 0
In the last year and a half, Blackwater changed its name, beat (at least temporarily) criminal charges against former employees and hired a prominent Washington lobbyist.
By Laurie Bennett | June 1, 2010 at 7:59am | 0
There are few Capitol Hill jobs more thankless today than that of BP lobbyist. Thankless except for the whopping fees, that is.