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Tag: Capitol Hill
The lobbying reform that enriched Congress

Lobbying is the big prize at the end of the line for many members of Congress. If one is already rich one can stick around as Senator or Representative. If however one is not rich K Street and the life...

Battle lines drawn over Ex-Im renewal

The Export-Import Bank’s charter was not renewed earlier this summer. The vehicle for blatant crony capitalism, “Boeing’s bank,” closed its eyes. But it is not dead – yet. Most Dems and a good number of particularly corporate inclined Republicans in...

Farm Bill Rewards Rich Farmers, And The Rest Of Us Pay

Some thoughts below on the Farm Bill from the always interesting Stephen Moore. It’s a bumper crop this year for farmers, lobbyists, and members of Congress in rural districts. But we are the ones being reaped like so much wheat....

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