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Lobbying 101
Aired 5/19/2005

In almost every election, candidates accuse each other of pandering to special interests in Washington. Often, the heavy lifting is done by lobbyists, who work for both conservative and liberal causes. While the term lobbyist is probably about as popular as "politician" among voters, most Americans don’t know what lobbyists actually do. What is the truth about lobbying? How does it actually work? And does it ultimately help or hurt our democracy?
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  Jim Johnston
    Former Vice President of government relations with the General Motors Corporation and author of Driving America: Your Car, Your Government, Your Choice.

Originally Aired: 5/19/2005

   
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