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Journalists Begins To Take Notice Of Unregistered Lobbying Phenomenon

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As we've noted, one of the biggest problems in Washington is the level of secrecy in lobbying. Pundits, consultants, fundraisers, and other political professional make back room deals without ever registering as lobbyists, so the public is constantly left in the dark about who is really shaping our government. President Obama's call to ban registered lobbyists from his administration, while steeped in good intentions, made the problem worse because many lobbyists simply deregistered, further enshrouding the corporate influence industry in secrecy.
Major media outlets are beginning to probe the problem:
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OpedNews volunteer from 2005 to 2013.

Amanda Lang was a wonderful member of the Opednews team, and the first volunteer editor, for a good number of years being a senior editor. She passed away summer 2014.

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