Secretive transition planning only confirms voters' worst fears and overstates lobbyists' influence.
The company has made large investments in self-driving cars.
Solving the problem means removing government from many areas.
Amazon and Facebook also bumped up their spending.
Money certainly seems to buy access, but exactly how much influence is not altogether clear.
Lobbying spending dropped for many major tech and telecom trade groups in the first quarter.
Two bipartisan bills seek to strip them of taxpayer-funded pensions.
They move back and forth between the public and private sectors with ease.
Spending on lobbying was up at many tech companies last quarter.
Cornerstone Government Affairs is in expansion mode.
It’s go time for K Street.
A new study has found that ordinary Americans have virtually no impact on policymaking.
Google and affiliates have had meetings with the Obama White House at least 427 times.
DraftKings and FanDuel spent mightily in the last three months of 2015.
His call to reform lobbying laws is a positive step, but he should start with his campaign.
Lawmakers sent the chamber a letter Wednesday following a New York Times report.
Google's lobbying touched on topics ranging from surveillance reform to immigration.
Rep. Rod Blum (R-Iowa) wants a lifetime ban on lobbying for members of Congress.
Lobbyists are never far from Washington, D.C.’s restaurant and bar scene.
House Majority PAC has so far raised $29.4M; Senate Majority PAC has raised $53.2M.
The company halted its operation earlier this year after a Supreme Court ruling
Defining what former officials do is murky at best.
Some registered lobbyists will once again be allowed to serve on federal advisory boards.
More than 220 Capitol Hill staffers have taken jobs as lobbyists this year, a report found.