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Eve online developers ban US lobbyists for corruption in the game

Today, the sea buckthorn sandbox MMO Eve Online blurs the line between reality and play. The developer CCP has beaten the Banhammer against Brian Schoeneman, the lobbyist of US sea law outside of the game, and elected the official "Brisc Rubal". Reason: Corruption: Announcement that Schoeneman abused his position as a member of the Council of Stelllar Management to pass …

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Dems fly to Puerto Rico on a chartered jet, meet with lobbyists and see "Hamilton" as the shutdown worsens

US. Senator Bob Menendez, DN.J., left, was sighted on Saturday in Puerto Rico on the beach. There, 30 Democrats gathered during the government deadlock to meet with lobbyists and see the play "Hamilton" with Lin-Manuel Miranda. Law. The woman with Menendez was not identified. (David McAlpine, Fox News / Associated Press) Despite a partial governmental cease-fire in sight, about 30 …

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Amazon provides lobbyists for N.Y. Site, trying to fend off Ocasio-Cortez

Amazon attempts to stem the oncoming resistance to his plans for New York offices by engaging well-networked lobbyists to assert themselves in the corridors of power, even if there is a block-by-block neighborhood against the Basis is Netzwerk, which has helped to push the elected representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to victory. Company executives opening a store in a Long Island City, …

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New York Attorney General Subpoenas Industry Groups, Lobbyists Over Fake Net Neutrality Comments

New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood. Photo: Hans Pennink (AP) The New York Attorney General's office has subpoenaed "more than a dozen telecommunications telecommunications groups, lobbying contractors and Washington advocacy organizations," the New Barbara Underwood, who became the state's attorney general earlier this year, after the Federal Communications Commission's decision to revoke net neutrality rules predecessor Eric Schneiderman resigned in …

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Washington Adviser for Ukraine party set to plead guilty to injuring lobbyists disclosure law, court filings show

A Washington adviser who advised a Ukrainian political party and collaborated with a co-defendant of Paul Manafort was charged with violating the federal prosecutor's disclosure obligations and is expected to plead guilty on Friday morning, according to court records. W. Samuel Patten, 47, of Washington, DC, was charged with violating the Foreign Agents Registration Act because he did not register …

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EPA considered engaging family friend of Pruitts lobbyists

Pruitt's ethics was questioned again and again after a series of controversies. One of them was an apartment agreement in Washington, where he reportedly rented a room for below-market price from lobbyist J. Steven Hart and his wife Vicki. Pruit's chief of staff, Ryan Jackson, and Hart exchanged emails discussing hiring Hart's family friend, according to CNN emails from the …

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Warren asks if Mulvaney also prefers some lobbyists at CFPB

Senator Elizabeth Warren asks a subtle question about Mick Mulvaney's claim that he has favored lobbyists who donated money for his political campaigns during his time in Congress. Now the former GOP lawmaker heads the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a regulator designed to protect borrowers from pirate loans, does he prefer the same lobbyists? "Almost every one of your key …

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Lobbyists associated with Pruitt's condos helped him meet with him last year

Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, listens before President Trump arrives at an energy roundtable in the White House's Roosevelt area in June. (Jabin Botsford / The Washington Post) This post has been recently updated. The lobbyist, whose wife Scott Pruitt Environmental Agency Administrator, had rented a room in a Capitol Hill apartment for $ 50 a …

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