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K Street Files: Former Hoyer Aide to Lead Drug Group Lobbying

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association has filled a prescription for its top lobbyist: Melissa Schulman, a longtime lobbyist with the Bockorny Group and a former congressional aide to Democratic members, will serve as the group’s senior vice president of government affairs.

K Street Files: A Mile-High Client and Kildee's Continuing Cause

The city and county of Denver has a new lobbying firm on retainer: Greenberg Traurig.

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K Street Files: Bono Mack Lands Lobbying Gig

Former Rep. Mary Bono Mack, R-Calif., who lost her bid for an eighth full term in November, has joined FaegreBD Consulting as a senior vice president, the firm announced Tuesday.

K Street Files: FTI Consulting Snaps Up C2 Group

The C2 Group is off the market.

K Street Files: Mercury Shop Adds Rehberg

Former Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont., is setting up shop at the lobbying and communications firm Mercury/Clark & Weinstock.

K Street Files: Ex-Rep. Berman Goes to Covington

Former Rep. Howard L. Berman, the California Democrat who lost a bitter and costly congressional race in November to fellow incumbent Rep. Brad Sherman, is joining the law and lobbying firm Covington & Burling, the firm will announce Thursday.

K Street Files: Under Attack, Gamers Add In-House Lobbyists

The Entertainment Software Association, the video game lobby, has added a new bipartisan duo to its roster: Ali Amirhooshmand and Danielle Rodman are joining the group as directors of federal government affairs.

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K Street Files: Brown Joins Law Firm

The Boston office of law and lobbying firm Nixon Peabody has nabbed former Sen. Scott P. Brown, R-Mass., as counsel.

K Street Files: Cassidy Lands Recurring Role in 'House of Cards'

The opening credits of Netflix’s inside-the-Beltway show “House of Cards” offer glimpses of iconic D.C. spots such as the Capitol, the FBI’s J. Edgar Hoover Building and statues of soldiers on horses.

K Street Files: Podesta Looks Abroad

The Podesta Group this week launched a new company, Global Solutions. Arturo Sarukhan, a former Mexican ambassador to the United States, will serve as its chairman.

K Street Files: Ex-Sen. Kyl Joins Covington & Burling

Former Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., will join the global public policy and government affairs practice at Covington & Burling, the firm announced Wednesday.

K Street Files: FEC Complaint Targets Chevron, GOP Group

Public Citizen and several progressive groups filed a complaint Tuesday with the Federal Election Commission, calling on the agency to take action against Chevron Corp. for $2.5 million the energy company gave to the Congressional Leadership Fund, a Republican super PAC.

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K Street Files: Both Sides Rev Up for Wage War

Calls to increase the minimum wage by President Barack Obama and Democrats in Congress have triggered pre-emptive action on both sides of the debate.

K Street Files: Patton Boggs Cuts 65 Employees

The lobbying and law firm Patton Boggs, the city’s biggest K Street practice, laid off 30 lawyers and 35 other employees including more than 20 people in Washington, D.C., according to multiple news reports Friday.

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K Street Files: Ben Nelson Forming New Firm

Former Sen. Ben Nelson, D-Neb., announced Friday that he is setting up an Omaha consulting and government affairs shop called Heartland Strategy Group.

K Street Files: Hey, Is That Jack Abramoff Dressed as a $100 Bill?

At the height of D.C.’s spring tourist season, visitors may very well witness something bizarre: A flock of activists dressed as $100 bills running from K Street to Capitol Hill.

K Street Files: Manufacturers, Citing Job Losses, Oppose Carbon Tax

Congress and the White House, like most of K Street, may be consumed with the latest fiscal crisis. But even though a carbon tax seems like a policy relic from the past, the National Association of Manufacturers has decided to keep the heat on against the possibility.

K Street Files: Lugar Takes Over Hotel Association

Katherine Lugar, a top lobbyist at the Retail Industry Leaders Association, will take the helm of the American Hotel & Lodging Association starting April 17 and plans to step up the group’s lobbying profile.

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