PODCAST: Comcast's massive lobbying push

Comcas customer service center in California

A sign stands in front of a Comcast customer service center on August 3, 2011 in San Rafael, California. 

Comcast is going to war in its pursuit to merge with Time Warner Cable. The telecom giant has reportedly bought up lobbyists at 40 different firms around Washington.

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David Brancaccio is the host of Marketplace Morning Report. Follow David on Twitter @DavidBrancaccio

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