Two-liter bottles of regular and diet soda are seen for sale at a Manhattan store on May 31, 2012 in New York City.Mario Tama/Getty Images

Revolving Door: Lobbyists-Turned-USDA-Officials Work With Junk Food Industry to Keep Soda, Candy in SNAP Program

Two top USDA officials in charge of SNAP policy who previously lobbied for grocers, soda and snack food trade groups were in frequent communication with the groups’ chief lobbyists.

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Wisconsin Groups Keep It Local Amid Record Ad Blitz in Supreme Court Race

While community groups work to mobilize voters, a deluge of TV ads is set to make Wisconsin's the most expensive state supreme court race ever.

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Pfizer Spends Big on IP Lobbying With Billions on the Line

The pharmaceutical giant spent big bucks amid key international negotiations last year to protect record earnings.

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Intuit’s Top Lobbying Firms Are Also Major DSCC Bundlers

Congress is set to receive a report on how the IRS can streamline the tax filing process after lobbyists for Intuit bundled millions for the Senate Democrats' campaign arm.