K Street Fleeing From DISCLOSE Act

CQ Press First Street The Supreme Court decision upholding its 2010 ruling in Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission on June 25, made it clear that corporations, labor unions and individuals can continue to pour unlimited sums of money into congressional and presidential elections this year. Less clear is whether — or when — there

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Secret Trans Pacific Partnership Negotiations Draw Lobbying Interest and Public Ire

CQ Press First Street Negotiations on a Pacific trade deal are taking place right now in San Diego, and hundreds of representatives of business, trade association and citizen watchdog groups are present and pushing for their interests in a deal that many have charged has been kept too secret. This meeting — which began July

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113th Congress Preview – More May Be Asked of Federal Employees

NARFE Federal workers weathered a long presidential campaign season and related political stalemate over the country’s finances, coming out relatively unscathed from the more drastic proposals targeting their offices and paychecks. But their future remains uncertain as debate over the size of the federal workforce, and employee’s salaries and benefits, will continue to be central

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CQ’s Politics in America 2010: The 111th Congress

The profiles of the 535 members plus the delegates offer concise and candid analysis of personalities, political styles, legislative agendas, political ambitions, and reputations of members at home and on Capitol Hill. Detailed state and district information plus a wealth of information and data on campaign finance, partisan caucuses, standing committees, and other member facts

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