Influence peddlers fill Capitol Hill papers with ads on Congress' Inauguration Day

OpenSecrets.org

Dave Levinthal reports thirteen corporations, unions or special interest groups that lobby the federal government bought at least one full-page ad in Wednesday's print editions of Roll Call, The Hill or Politico. Chevron was the biggest spender, with two two-page spreads in both Politico and The Hill.

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    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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