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The new business of lobbying

Mar 26, 2014
"Government affairs professionals," as lobbyists like to call themselves, say their job has changed.
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Have lobbyists spent too little on immigration reform?

Jul 10, 2013
It's crunch time for lobbyists pushing immigration reform. How much should lobbyists spend to get legislators on board?
Posted In: Immigration, lobbying
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Immigration TV: Get ready for the ad blitz

Jun 11, 2013
As the Senate debates a significant overhaul to our nation's immigration laws, special interest groups are wading into the fight. Advocates and opponents of immigration reform are spending on TV ads and lobbying.
Posted In: immigrants, Immigration, lobbying
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Meet the unusual suspects lobbying for immigration reform

May 17, 2013
It's no surprise farmers and home builders want more immigrant labor, but horse breeders?
Posted In: Immigration, lobbying
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Are 501(c)4 nonprofit groups too partisan?

May 13, 2013
They’re called social-welfare organizations, but 501(c)4 nonprofit groups are increasingly partisan lobbying machines on both the left and right. Who can get this tax-exempt status?
Posted In: non-profit, lobbying, nonprofits
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How lobbyists get the attention of the White House

May 3, 2013
There is no shortage of interest groups trying to catch the attention of the president and White House advisers, but it can be a tough slog. A look at the unexpected ways lobbyists go about pitching the president.
Posted In: white house, lobbying, special interests, marketing
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Other lobbyists look for lessons in NRA success

Apr 19, 2013
With defeat of gun control legislation, NRA strategies become the talk of other lobbyists.
Posted In: guns, lobbying, NRA
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A Thanksgiving recipe for more giving from tech startups

Nov 22, 2012
Marketplace tech looks at the digital form of something called “sock puppeting,” and how one Silicon Valley success story thinks start ups should be more involved in philanthropy.
Posted In: philanthropy, sock puppet, lobbying
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'Big Sunscreen' wins delay in new FDA rules

Jun 18, 2012
Stricter regulations on what sunscreen packaging can say were supposed to go into effect today, just in time for summer. But a delay sought by the industry means they won't happen until the winter.
Posted In: lobbying, sunscreen, sunblock, Health, FDA
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Lobbyists take talking points mobile

Jun 11, 2012
New smartphone apps put special interest groups and their members on the same page when it comes to following the message.
Posted In: mobile apps, farming, lobbying

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