November 01, 2014

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A POTENTIAL GOP TAKEOVER of the Senate may scare Democrats more than anything Halloween could bring, but Ā firms on K Street are seeing dollar signs. POLITICO writes that Republican lobbyists have spent eight years in a tertiary role thanks to Democratic control of the Senate, but that may soon change. The New York Times estimates [...]

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Associations are among the most organized for fly-ins, and in recent weeks we've seen advocates fly in from the National Fuel Funds Network, the International Council of Shopping Centers, Professional Compounding Centers of America, American Hotel & Lodging Association, Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America, Alzheimer's Association, Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America, Financial Services Roundtable, and Retail Industry Leaders Association, to name a few.

 

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2.8 million ads ran in the midterm campaign cycle, amassing over $1.4 billion in spending between January and November 2010; 87.2% of ads run by independent expenditure groups were negative in tone.

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At first glance, online gambling seems a no-brainer for the gaming industry.  Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson disagrees. 

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Michael Scanlon is the latest Abramoff associate sentenced for his role in the corruption scheme.

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Earlier this week, the American Gaming Association, Washington, announced a slew of new hires for their management team, most of which were for government relations or communications positions.

 

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Lisa Costello, Kevin Maher and Shawn McBurney left the American Hotel & Lodging Association’s lobbying team last week, The Hill reports. This shakeup comes as part of new president and CEO Katherine Lugar’s effort to revamp the association’s lobbying footprint in Washington.

 

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