Strategy, tactics, communications, big bureaucracy: welcome to lobbying

There are currently 808 federally registered consultant lobbyists, 1,758 in-house corporation lobbyists, and 2,599 in-house organization lobbyists. It’s a comptetive, cutthroat lobbying world.

Who do you know in the PMO? Lobbyists say their industry is about ‘managing stakeholders’ and ‘leveling the playing field,’ not about backroom deals. ‘Our work is an essential part of the democratic process.’ The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Bea Vongdouangchanh

PUBLISHED : Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012 10:11 PM

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