Who says Obama insiders don’t go to K Street?
Veteran congressional aide Richard Hertling, most recently staff director and chief counsel for the House Judiciary Committee, is joining Covington & Burling’s global public policy and government affairs practice.
Twenty-one CEOs of some of the country’s biggest companies had a message Monday for members of Congress. They want comprehensive tax reform, and that’s no April Fools’ joke.
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.
The city and county of Denver has a new lobbying firm on retainer: Greenberg Traurig.
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.
The C2 Group is off the market.
Former Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont., is setting up shop at the lobbying and communications firm Mercury/Clark & Weinstock.
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.
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.
The Boston office of law and lobbying firm Nixon Peabody has nabbed former Sen. Scott P. Brown, R-Mass., as counsel.
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.
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.
Former Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., will join the global public policy and government affairs practice at Covington & Burling, the firm announced Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.
Former Sen. Ben Nelson, D-Neb., announced Friday that he is setting up an Omaha consulting and government affairs shop called Heartland Strategy Group.
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.
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.