Sen. Sanders called out lobbyists for stalling Democrats' social-spending bill so that billionaires wouldn't pay their fair share in taxes.
My record - and criticism - about the Qatari government is clear," Rep. Gottheimer said "This attack on a staff member is out of bounds."
Sen. Klobuchar said she believes Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen will be the "catalyst" for action against the tech giant.
The most expensive trip in August took three GOP House members abroad to Kyiv, Ukraine, for a price tag of $46,933.94.
Many companies want to preserve the tax rules they locked in under Trump's 2017 law. Democrats disagree on how much taxes should climb.
Theresa May has earned nearly £1.9 million for speeches in the two years since no longer being Prime Minister, dwarfing her salary as a backbench MP.
Amazon has argued legislation could jeopardize third-party sellers' privacy, Axios reports. Home Depot, Walgreens, and others back the legislation.
Simon Case, the Cabinet Secretary, has written to a Parliamentary committee to clarify Lex Greensill did have 'some form of contract' in Whitehall.
In the first three months of 2021, Amazon and Google broke previous records by spending nearly $8 million lobbying politicians.
The Teamsters General Fund wants Uber investors to demand more info about what it called "highly innovative" but "controversial" grassroots lobbying.
Tech giants gave around $3.2 million in 2020 to lawmakers and regulators who look into privacy and antitrust issues, according to a report.
Microsoft president Brad Smith defended the company’s political contributions, CNBC reported. Microsoft paused donations amid criticism of its gifts to GOP lawmakers who objected to election results. But Smith said donations are vital for getting invited to events so Microsoft can lobby lawmakers. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
There’s no shortage of career paths to take to find work in the power corridors of Washington, DC. Jobs can be found working for lawmakers in Congress, as a lobbyist in the sprawling influence industry, or for the new Biden administration. Landing a job in DC is not always easy, […]
Days after the 2020 presidential election, Amazon hired a lobbyist whose brother is an advisor to President-elect Joe Biden. Jeff Ricchetti, whose brother Steve Ricchetti serves as counselor to Biden, was brought on as an Amazon lobbyist on November 13, as CNBC first reported. Ricchetti will be lobbying for Amazon […]
Nike, Coca-Cola, and Apple were among the companies that lobbied to weaken a bill aimed at banning US firms from relying on Chinese forced labour, The New York Times reported Sunday. HSBC, American Apparel, and several industry groups also lobbied on the bill, which would ban many goods imported from […]
On August 18, 1920, Tennessee became the 36th and final state to ratify the 19th amendment, granting 27 million women across the US the right to vote. For six weeks leading up to that day, suffragists and anti-suffragists campaigned for the votes of state congressman in the halls of Nashville’s […]
Welcome to Dispensed Daily , your daily dose of healthcare news from Business Insider’s healthcare editor Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Hello, Today in healthcare news: a lot of updates from Capitol Hill from our very own senior reporter Kimberly Leonard, […]