These so-called PACs are using the vast majority of money raised to fund political consultants rather than their supposed causes.
Certain organizations are not shy about promoting their political and ideological values. But where do other, less “vocal” organizations fall on the political spectrum?
The 2014 Public Affairs Pulse survey found an increase in Americans’ acceptance of lobbying interests, though the general attitude toward corporate lobbies remains conflicted.
Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) have introduced a bill that would prohibit members of Congress from becoming lobbyists after they retire.
A handful of Washington’s lobbying firms are undergoing major changes, as reported by The Washington Post’s Catherine Ho.