Behind-the-scenes on the lawmaker-lobbyist party circuit

Friday, September 05, 2008 - 11:43 AM

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ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA — There were more than 300 parties thrown by lobbyists and corporations during the DNC and RNC, and to help me understand them, I turned to Nancy Watzman of the Sunlight Foundation, a watchdog group that investigates the interplay of money, lobbying and politics.

Wondering which companies sponsored events during the conventions?
AT&T
Qwest
Microsoft
Fidelity
HP
Oracle
Viacom…and many more

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