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Federal Advocates hires former NSC staffer

FIRST IN PI — FORMER NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL STAFFER HEADS TO K STREET: Jennifer Arangio, a former National Security Council senior director who was ousted last year after President Donald Trump named John Bolton his national security adviser, is heading to K...

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Ex-Trump national security official joins lobbying firm

  Former President Trump aide Jennifer Arangio is heading to K Street, becoming the highest-ranking female Trump official to do so. Arangio, a former senior director on the National Security Council, was named a vice president of lobbying shop Federal Advocates....

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Op Ed: Be Realistic on Medicare

By Chris Carney Since it was signed into law in 2010, the Affordable Care Act has faced persistent attacks — primarily from Republicans, but strangely from the left as well.Since taking over Congress in 2011, Republicans have voted more than 70 times to eliminate the...

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Cannabis Lobbying Continues

By: Theodoric Meyer and Marianne LevineCANNABIS LOBBYING CONTINUES: The medical cannabis company Surterra Holdings has hired the Smith-Free Group to lobby on financial services and medical cannabis issues, according to a disclosure filing. It’s the latest registration...

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Another Crowley aide heads to K Street

By: Theodoric MeyerANOTHER CROWLEY AIDE HEADS TO K STREET: The S-3 Group has hired Kevin Casey, the former policy director for former Rep. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.). Casey expects to register as a lobbyist. He’ll be the third Democratic lobbyist at S-3, a previously...

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Sanctuary Cities Lobby Up

By: Theodoric Meyer FEDERAL ADVOCATES TO LOBBY FOR SANCTUARY CITIES: The lobbying firm Federal Advocates is helping to organize a new group of sanctuary cities that will fight to protect their federal funding in President Donald Trump’s Washington. Michael Esposito,...

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