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March 6th, 2014
08:07 PM ET

Putin's high-powered U.S. lobbyists

CNN's Brian Todd reports on the American firms that make money lobbying and doing public relations for Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian interests in the U.S.

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Filed under: Lobbying • Russia • Ukraine • Vladimir Putin
July 19th, 2012
10:46 AM ET

GOP: Donor disclosure act omits unions

Senate Republicans say a proposed bill that would require more disclosure of campaign donors unfairly omits labor unions.

RELATED STORY: Outside political donors still shrouded in smoke


Filed under: 2012 election • Democrats • Lobbying • Politics • Republicans
January 25th, 2012
02:07 PM ET

Was Gingrich lobbying?

CNN's Brian Todd looks at the latest claims and counter-claims on whether Newt Gingrich lobbied.

RELATED POST: Gingrich offers explanation of Freddie Mac records.

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Filed under: 2012 election • Brian Todd • Lobbying • Newt Gingtich
July 21st, 2011
09:38 AM ET

Lobbyists battle amid deficit cuts

As U.S. politicians try to work a deal to slash the deficit, there's a flurry of lobbyists fighting to be spared cuts. CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports.

SEE ALSO: Obama continues debt talks with Democrats, then Republicans

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Filed under: Debt • Deficit • Lisa Sylvester • Lobbying • Washington