lobbyist : Definition, Usages, News and More

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lo bee uhst

  • n  someone who is employed to persuade legislators to vote for legislation that favors the lobbyist's employer

  • When Debbie Dingell, a lobbyist for General Motors, married Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman John Dingell, she switched to an administrative position.
  • For voters hoping to see new faces and fewer lobbyist-connections in government, Daschle's nomination will be another disappointment.
  • Her father is Doug Rutnik, a well-known Republican lobbyist in Albany.
News & Articles


  • Barack Obama in ABC News
    We can't afford to settle for a Washington where our energy policy, and our health care policy, and our tax policy is sold to the highest-bidding lobbyist,Obama said, and criticized Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Hillary Clinton, DN.Y.,...
  • John McCain in USA Today
    I've never done any favors for anybody -- lobbyist or special interest group -- that's a clear, 24-year record,Republican presidential candidate John McCain said a short time ago in Detroit.

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