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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, center, joined by other House GOP leaders, gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 27, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 10, 2014 | Blog

In the new issue of The Washington Monthly, Paul Glastris and Haley Sweetland Edwards look at how Republicans have given Congress a “self-lobotomy.” Continue reading

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May 9, 2013 | Blog
The Nation's Lee Fang looks at how former K and Wall Street denizens are rewarded with six-figure bonuses when they land a job in Congress.
Represent.Us's dollar bill costumes will be used during the K Street 5K this Saturday. (credit: Represent.Us)
April 12, 2013 | Blog

When it comes to reforming Washington, money in politics is the issue that trumps all others. Activist Josh Silver has some ideas on how to fix our coin-operated political system. Continue reading

December 18, 2012 | Blog

Washington influence peddling isn’t new, but that doesn’t mean the peddlers shouldn’t be called out. Continue reading

President Barack Obama speaks to members of the media during a Cabinet Meeting in Washington. July 2012. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
December 14, 2012

Take a look at some lawmakers and lobbyists who’ve made the switch from Capitol Hill to K Street, and vice versa, in the recent past. Continue reading

December 13, 2012 | On Democracy

Moyers and Winship say revolving-door politics allows corporate interests to have an upper hand in the close calls that determine public policy. Continue reading

April 15, 2012 | Blog
Foreign lobbying is on the rise in Washington, D.C., and those who hail from former member states of the former USSR are making a power play.