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Former Manafort associate pleads guilty to failing to register as a foreign lobbyist

An associate of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort (pictured), Samuel Patten, was charged Friday with failing to register as a foreign agent for a pro-Russian Ukrainian political party. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images The case [...]
Former drug industry lobbyist helps steer Trump drug plan
The White House official who will shape a large part of the administration’s drug price plan worked on many of the same issues as an industry lobbyist, raising questions about whether he violated President Donald Trump’s ethics [...]
Lobbyist whose wife rented to Pruitt lobbied EPA despite denials
Scott Pruitt’s lease originally had J. Steven Hart’s name printed on it as the landlord, but someone crossed it out and wrote in the name of his wife. | Andrew [...]
Lobbyist couple had to change the locks on Pruitt
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has been the target of a number of damaging media reports this week. | Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo People [...]
The Most Powerful Lobbyist in Trump’s Washington
When Brian Ballard signed the lease last year for an office on the second floor of the Homer Building, a downtown Washington edifice that’s home to a number of lobbying firms, he promised himself he would stay in the space for five years. [...]
Stix Nix Dix After Lobbyist Kix, Pix
Really not the kind of constituent service that’s approved of. The majority leader of Iowa’s state Senate, Republican Bill Dix, resigned today after video was posted that appears to show him kissing a female lobbyist in a bar. Or maybe [...]
Lobbyist and ex-Arkansas state Rep. David Dunn dies aged 52
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – A lobbyist and former Arkansas state representative who served on President Donald Trump’s Commission on Election Integrity has died. His business partner, Melissa Moody, said Tuesday former Democratic state [...]
Missouri cancels search for staff lobbyist
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – The University of Missouri System says it is no longer looking for a staff lobbyist to replace employees who were laid off three months ago. President Mun Choi said in a news release Tuesday that rather than hiring [...]
Ex-speaker of Utah House to serve as Mormon church lobbyist
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – A former Utah House speaker will be the Mormon church’s chief lobbyist at the state Capitol. Spokesman Doug Anderson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints says Marty Stephens will serve as a volunteer [...]
Lobbyist pay nears $5 million during budget, solar debates
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine lobbyists have been paid $ 4.8 million so far this year, including familiar political faces involved in fights over solar power, voter-approved laws and the two-year, $ 7.1 billion budget. The Associated [...]