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Politics: Lobbying and Families #1060427

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) CNN's year-long work with the Government Accountability Inst. about keeping politicians honest introduced.

(Washington: Drew Griffin) The ties of government politicians to lobbyists examined; statistics cited; details given about lawyer Kristi†† Clemons Rogers, married to Representative Mike Rogers, who got a 10 million dollar government contract for her law firm. [GAI's Peter SCHWEIZER - lists politicians with lobbying ties.] [Public Campaign Nick NYHART†- agrees Washington is an inside game.] How 100 family members of those in Congress are registered lobbyists in this family town of Washington discussed.

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Griffin, Drew
Duration:
00:06:00

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