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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.

K Street Files: Gun Group Hires Elmendorf; Podesta Adds Staffer

The gun safety and gun control lobbying group Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence has brought on the well-connected Democratic firm Elmendorf Ryan, the organization announced.

K Street Files: A Business-Labor Brotherhood?

Business and labor don’t agree on all that much, but representatives of the two sectors have joined to collaborate on the Partnership for Multiemployer Retirement Security. The partnership on Tuesday released a report, billed as offering private sector solutions, to help shore up ailing pension plans.

K Street Files: Fix the Debt's Club of Former Members; New Lobbyists Join Meyers

The Campaign to Fix the Debt has added new names to the club of former lawmakers on its newly created Congressional Fiscal Leadership Council.

K Street Files: Ex-Frank Aides Open Lobbying Shop

Two longtime aides to ex-Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., opened their own lobbying shop this month.

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K Street Files: Giffords PAC Hires Seasoned Strategists

An A-list of seasoned Democratic strategists will head the Washington office of Americans for Responsible Solutions, the new gun safety group and super PAC set up by ex-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and her husband, Mark Kelly.

K Street Files: Edwina Rogers Suing Ex-Accountant

Edwina Rogers, the ex-wife of BGR lobbyist Ed Rogers, has filed a lawsuit against the couple’s former accountant, alleging breach of contract, professional negligence and infliction of emotional distress, according to recently filed court documents.

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