The US Pork and Beef Lobbies Are Hosting Cooking Classes to Win Over Chinese Youth
A dietitian present claimed the US-raised meats offered unique health benefits, and students received swag for sharing on social media.
Big Pharma Spent Millions to Curb Talk of High Drug Prices
Last year, the pharma industry’ biggest trade group raised a fortune to change the conversation about drug pricing.
Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News
On Top of Everything, the GOP Tax Bill Is a Giveaway to Lobbyists
The plan has a host of provisions that will give influence-peddlers plenty of opportunities to cash in.
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Lobbyists Have Paid Millions to Join Trump’s Golf Clubs
The president's business rakes in hordes of cash from folks who make a living trying to influence the federal government.
How South Africa's Racist Government Waged a Propaganda War in the UK
A look at the shadowy operation that lobbied in the UK for South Africa's apartheid government.
Trump's Energy Adviser Is Dangerously Anti-Environment
Of course he thinks the globe is cooling.
A Candidate for Deputy Leader of the UK Labour Party Is Being Funded by Pro-Austerity Corporate Lobbyists
Campaigners are furious that Caroline Flint's campaign is linked to lobbyists for a company that judges whether to give benefits to disabled people.
Is Your Pizza Republican?
Think pizza is the food of all American people? You're not wrong—we're obsessed with it. But pizza companies seem to prefer throwing their dollars at conservative causes.
Snapchat Adds New Friends to Lobby Republicans
Snapchat picked up the same firm as Lyft to increase its privacy lobbying efforts on Capitol Hill.
Congress Is About to Block the Feds from Cracking Down on Medical Marijuana
Lawmakers are poised to pass a budget amendment that would block the DEA from cracking down on legal medical marijuana dispensaries and their patients.
Timothy J. Burger
FCC Chief Says He Agrees With Obama on Net Neutrality. Critics Are Skeptical
“Wheeler is playing word games,” said Marvin Ammori, a prominent First Amendment lawyer who supports net neutrality. “It doesn’t make sense. There’s a huge difference between Wheeler's rhetoric and his proposal.”
US Congressman Opens Climate Change Denial Conference with Rant Against Water Fluoridation
The elderly crowd at the Mandalay Bay resort in Las Vegas loved it, but lobbyists for the oil and gas industry can't be happy with such a goofy display.