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Political Lobbying articles on Democracy Chronicles
Political lobbying is a legal practice of petitioning the government enshrined in the Constitution but has been supersized in the modern era by well-financed lobbies having outsized impact on government decision making. Efforts to highlight and correct the oversized impact that the powerful few have over government will be highlighted in this section. Also see our sections on American democracy and Money Politics.
Lobbying has a bad name and writer is taking suggestions for ideas to rebrand political lobbying
Millions of dollars flowing to national election fundraising in massive donations from individuals
Big money spent on election donations likely to determine fate of NSA spying solution controversy
List of major campaign cash donors brings some surprising revelations on how money is buying NJ politicians for their influence on public decisions
Tech companies and entertainment industry lobbying heavily and deeply involved in government
New Yorker and Republican Congressional representatives stand out in most corrupt in Congress list
Military contractors of all sorts spend lavishly on politicians supports and lobbies for Syria War
Ex-tobacco company exec now is most powerful lobbyist operation in New Jersey’s murky system
It is now a majority of Senators who leave government for lucrative lobbying jobs. Do You Approve When Your Senators Become Lobbyists After Retirement?