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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Lobbyists Won Key Concessions in Budget Deal

“But in the end, a handful of relatively small-bore line items affecting particular industries attracted some of the most aggressive lobbying behind the scenes, as business interests, health care providers and others fought to hold on to, or kill, proposals that affected their bottom line.” (New York Times)

Every time someone mentions budget deals, a lobbyist gets his wings.

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