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$48 Million Can Buy A Lot of Influence in Washington

In 2017 the UAE and Saudi Arabia combined spent $48 million on lobbying firms in Washington. Has that bought them too much influence on U.S. foreign aid, trade deals and political and military policy?

2018 a Lost Year in the Fight Against Crony Capitalism

2018 was mainly a missed opportunity to return to fiscal responsibility and to overhaul or end crony programs such as the Export-Import Bank, the Department of Commerce, the Department of Energy, as well as agricultural and other subsidies.

Big Pharma Lobbies To Keep People Hooked On Opioids?

I read sometime in the last year that the pharmaceutical lobby is widely thought to be the most powerful lobby in Washington. Consider that for a moment. More powerful than oil and gas, more powerful than the lawyers, more powerful...