Nation Topics - Corporate Lobbying
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He doesn't just take money from lobbyists--they're running his campaign.
Lusting after pools of Social Security and Medicare money, the Wall Street giant aims to dictate national policy through the barrel of a financial gun.
Will an upcoming vote in Congress signal the end of Medicare?
A new report on Halliburton's role in the failed reconconstruction of Iraq documents how profits of the merchants of death are rising.
Clinton vows to defend Americans against the privileged and powerful, but her ties to big business compromise her populist promises.
When Max Baucus, chair of the Senate Finance Committee, is every lobbyist's best friend, is economic reform possible?
Goldman Sachs chairman and CEO Henry Paulson faces ethical, political
and economic challenges if confirmed as Bush's latest Treasury Secretary.
Testing a Congressman's memory of the former super-lobbyist: Good old
what's-his-name...but me? I hardly knew him.
No voice rings as hollow as Newt Gingrich's on the GOP culture of
corruption. Incredibly, the media are swallowing his story.
As the nation's wealthiest family, the Waltons could be
a force for social good. But when they choose to spend their fortune
lobbying for pet projects, tax cuts and charter schools instead of
providing a living wage for their workers, they are dangerous (and
costly) to the nation.
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