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Former Sen. Larry Pressler Still Not Going For The Money

A former U.S. Senator, who could not be bribed, is returning to the campaign circuit after earning only a modest amount from teaching and consulting work during the last two years.  

At the end of December, former South Dakota Republican Sen.  Larry Pressler ,  started his 2014 candidacy as an Independent for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D.  Pressler served in the Senate from 1979 to 1997, and served in the House from 1975-1979. Pressler lost to Tim Johnson in 1996. Johnson has announced he would not seek re-election in 2014.  

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Brings on Livingston Group

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Now that Rupert Murdoch has split off the entertainment properties to 21st Century Fox, the remaining News Corp publishing company has started to bring on board new lobbyists under the guidance of Toni Cook Bush.  

The Livingston Group LLC , a government and public relations consulting firm, registered to lobby on behalf of News Corp. The firm will lobby on tax reform; sustainable growth rate transparency; data protection; student data accessibility, transparency and accountability; and Federal government acquisition databases.