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Thu., Sep. 18, 2014
Qatar Picks Portland for DC PR Push
By Kevin McCauley
 
qatarQatar signed up Portland PR for a communications/political push targeted at Congress and federal agencies to improve ties with the US.
Category: Lobbying
Mon., Sep. 15, 2014
Legendary Lobbyist Boggs Dies at 73
By Kevin McCauley
 
tommy boggsLegendary lobbyist Tommy Boggs, "who sat for years at the epicenter of Washington legal and political circles as the city’s marquee name in lobbying and political fund-raising," according to the Washington Post, died today at 73.
Category: Lobbying
Fri., Sep. 12, 2014
CVS Health Hires Langowski
By Kevin McCauley
 
mary-langowskiCVS Health has named Mary Langowski executive VP for strategy, policy and market development effective Oct. 14.
Category: Lobbying
Wed., Sep. 10, 2014
Glover Park Turns on TV One
By Kevin McCauley
 
tv oneGlover Park Group is handling TV One, a top cable TV network aimed at African-Americans on a range of federal matters.
Category: Lobbying
Wed., Sep. 3, 2014
Ex-US Senators Speak for Putin
By Kevin McCauley
 
Breaux, LottFormer Democratic Senator John Breaux of Louisiana and Republican Trent Lott of Mississippi are trying to torpedo US sanctions against Russian natural gas giant Gazprom to punish Vladimir Putin for his invasion and possible annexation of eastern Ukraine.
Category: Lobbying
Wed., Sep. 3, 2014
Clinton, Obama Aide Gives BGR New Look
By Kevin McCauley
 
maya seidenMaya Seiden, who served in the Obama Administration's State Dept. for five years, and was special assistant for the Energy Dept. and White House Cabinet Secretary under Bill Clinton, is now at Republican-leaning BGR Group.
Category: Lobbying
Fri., Aug. 29, 2014
Shockey Scofield Runs Marathon
By Kevin McCauley
 
marathonShockey Scofield Solutions is running Marathon Oil's DC lobbying push for a broad range of key issues.
Category: Lobbying
Tue., Aug. 5, 2014
Alpine Talks LNG Regs for Shell
By Kevin McCauley
 

Shell OilAlpine Group is representing Shell Oil in its effort to work the regulatory issues surrounding liquid natural gas fueling stations for trucks.

Category: Lobbying
Thu., Jul. 31, 2014
Islamic Relief Reaches for Keller McIntyre
By Kevin McCauley
 

islamic reliefIslamic Relief USA of Alexandria has reached for Keller McIntyre for DC guidance regarding disaster aid, humanitarian crises and foreign assistance in Gaza, Syria.

Category: Lobbying
Fri., Jul. 25, 2014
Carmen Hits Highway for US Chamber
By Kevin McCauley
 
us chamberCarmen Group is working for the US Chamber of Commerce to establish a long-term funding mechanism for the Highway Trust Fund.
Category: Lobbying
Tue., Jul. 22, 2014
Podesta Works Sallie Mae Spin-Off
By Kevin McCauley
 
navientPodesta Group navigates the D.C. political scene for Navient Solutions Inc. as Democrats push to revamp the $1.2T student loan sector.
Category: Lobbying
Mon., Jul. 21, 2014
Ogilvy Throws PR Lifeline to Migrant Group
By Kevin McCauley
 
MOASOgilvy PR is representing the Migrant Offshore Aid Station, which is bankrolled by high-risk insurer Tangiers Group, for immigration, maritime and foreign relations matters.
Category: Lobbying
Thu., Jul. 17, 2014
Ecuador Targets Chevron
By Kevin McCauley
 
ecuadorThe Embassy of Ecuador has hired the firm of former liberal Congressman Bill Delahunt of Massachusetts to improve bilateral ties with it and the U.S. and to keep on top of Chevron's "communications strategies and lobbying efforts" in both federal Washington and think tanks.
Category: Lobbying
Wed., Jul. 16, 2014
Public Strategies Alum Tapped to Drive GM Policy
By Greg Hazley
 
robert fergusonGeneral Motors has brought back Robert Ferguson for its top public policy role as the carmaker continues to navigate its recall crisis, rebuild its reputation and placate Washington.
Category: Lobbying
Tue., Jul. 15, 2014
SEC Fines E&Y $4M for Improper Lobbying
By Kevin McCauley
 
ernst & youngErnst & Young has agreed to pay more than $4M to settle charges levied by the Securities and Exchange Commission that it violated auditor independence rules by lobbying for two audit clients.
Category: Lobbying
Thu., Jul. 10, 2014
Glover Park Surfs Media Wave for Discovery
By Kevin McCauley
 
discoveryGlover Park Group is helping Discovery Communications navigate the merger wave that is washing over the media world.
Category: Lobbying
Mon., Jul. 7, 2014
S&B Reps Hobby Lobby's Legal Strategist
By Kevin McCauley
 
Hobby LobbyShirley & Banister handled media connected with the Supreme Court's landmark Hobby Lobby ruling, exempting closely held corporations from the Affordable Care Act's requirement to provide workers with insurance coverage for birth control due to religious beliefs.
Category: Lobbying
Mon., Jul. 7, 2014
C&M Targets Trade for Taiwan
By Kevin McCauley
 
C&M International is working to negotiate a free trade agreement with the US for Taiwan under a one-year pact worth $423,728.
Category: Lobbying
Thu., Jun. 26, 2014
Stoss Cares for Humana's DC Push
By Kevin McCauley
 
doug stossDoug Stoss, who served a five-year term at Bristol-Myers Squibb as director of market access strategy, is now at Humana's Washington office in the VP-federal affairs post.
Category: Lobbying
Thu., Jun. 19, 2014
Adelson's Sands Deals In Keelon
By Kevin McCauley
 
sandsSheldon Adelson's Las Vegas Sands Corp. has hired Keelon Group to monitor federal policy toward online gaming.
Category: Lobbying
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