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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo takes part in a meeting with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Jeddah, September, 2019.

Saudi Arabia is quietly spending millions on a fresh lobbying effort in the US, hoping to finally put to bed Jamal Khashoggi’s brutal murder

Saudi Arabia contracted three US lobby firms in November, its first move since it was abandoned by five firms over the Khashoggi affair in late 2018.
US Senator and democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren.

Elizabeth Warren called out Trump’s private dinner with Mark Zuckerberg as ‘corruption, plain and simple’

Mark Zuckerberg had a private dinner with President Donald Trump while in Washington for a congressional hearing in October.
Tim Cook took President Trump on a tour of Apple's new facility in Austin, Texas.

Tim Cook says he doesn’t believe in lobbyists, but Apple has spent $18 million lobbying the Trump administration

Apple has spent $5.5 million this year lobbying President Donald Trump's administration, and it hired the pro-Trump lobbyist Jeff Miller last week.

Tim Cook says he doesn’t believe in lobbyists but Apple has spent $18 million lobbying the Trump administration

Apple has spent $5.5 million so far this year lobbying the Trump administration, and hired pro-Trump lobbyist Jeff Miller last week.

Rudy Giuliani urged Trump to turn over an exiled Muslim cleric to Erdogan, raising concerns that he was lobbying for Turkey

Giuliani is already under scrutiny for his ongoing efforts to push Ukraine's government to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden.

Apple CEO Tim Cook’s close ties with Donald Trump may explain why the company spends less on lobbying than other tech giants

Apple has spent less on lobbying than Amazon, Alphabet, Microsoft, and Facebook, but CEO Tim Cook has close ties with Jared Kushner and Donald Trump.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) cheers on protesters engaging in a sit-in.

Elizabeth Warren proposes new lobbying tax that would cost US mega-corporations hundreds of millions

Warren's plan includes a scaling tax for trade groups and corporations that spend more than $500,000 per year on lobbying efforts.

Bill and Melinda Gates are launching a lobbying group

The philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates are launching a new lobbying initiative called the Gates Policy Initiative. Here's what it will focus on.
The duo lobbied this week.

Jessica Biel says she’s ‘not against vaccinations’ after lobbying with anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Jessica Beil says she is "not against vaccinations" after lobbying with Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in California.
Corporate "greenwashing" that covers up lobbying for policies with opposite goals is getting harder to pull off.

The clearest sign of a company’s corporate conscience is what it lobbies for

A team of researchers is calling for companies to be as transparent about political lobbying as they are about their corporate social responsibility.