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Former Lawmakers Make Quick Transition to K Street

A number of former lawmakers are quickly accepting bids at top lobbying shops, “collecting handsome salaries for their high profiles, skills and contacts,” according to POLITICO.

But many are questioning the legality of the common practice, which occurs virtually every election season.

This sort of revolving door was supposed to stop after a series of highly touted lobbying reforms in 2007, but while everyone is sure to follow the letter of the law, the path to K Street remains open[...]And even after any waiting period is up, high-profile hires simply aren’t bothering to declare themselves as lobbyists anymore, using opaque titles such as “adviser” that could mean anything.

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