David S. Fallis

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Relatives of U.S. lawmakers lobby on bills before Congress

/ Jan 7, 2013

Relatives of U.S. lawmakers lobby on bills before Congress

In 2007, in the wake of the biggest lobbying scandal in decades, Congress limited the ability of family members to lobby their relatives in the House of Representatives or Senate. But it declined to ban the practice entirely. Since then, 56 relatives of lawmakers have ...