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|According to Bloomberg News, private equity firms have paid out over $5.5 million in lobbying fees so far this year, four times what they spent in all of 2006. The Blackstone Group alone has spent $3.74 million this year on one lobbying firmOgilvy Government Relationsthe largest amount ever paid out to such a firm in a six-month period.|
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