lobbyists

china

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.
Lauren Rothman
10.26.18
healthcare

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
12.20.17
politics

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.
Steven Yoder
12.11.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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.
Drew Schwartz
9.6.17
News

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.
Ron Nixon
8.18.16
Donald Trump

Trump's Energy Adviser Is Dangerously Anti-Environment

Of course he thinks the globe is cooling.
Sarah Emerson
5.18.16
News

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.
Solomon Hughes
7.14.15
Pizza

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.
Munchies Staff
3.3.15
politics

Snapchat Adds New Friends to Lobby Republicans

Snapchat picked up the same firm as Lyft to increase its privacy lobbying efforts on Capitol Hill.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.3.15
News

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
12.11.14
Internet

​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.”
Sam Gustin
10.17.14
News

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.
Lee Fang
7.8.14
0102