• Issue of
  • Mar 16-22, 2006
  • Vol. 14, No. 11
  • Under the influence

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    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor
  • Outsider

    Unlucky after all
  • Keeping the trough filled
  • IQ
  • Keeping the trough filled

    The Jack Abramoff scandal has put"a glaring spotlight on a lobbying industry that is, arguably, the single most corrupting influence on present-day politics. The amount of money involved is staggering, and it's increasingly the norm for elected officials to take pot-of-gold lobbying gigs when their terms are up.

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