In The News

What Should the U.S. do About ISIS?

Here in the United States, we need to start asking the questions that would serve as a prerequisite to formulating a strategy. What are our

The Washington Wishing-Well

In a new book, “The Business of America is Lobbying”, Lee Drutman of the New America Foundation, a think-tank, demonstrates that in recent y

What Big Pharma Wants From the Big Trade Deal

But the pharmaceutical industry has been lobbying lawmakers on the TPP since the beginning, and shaping far more than this one section of th

The Lobbying Bonanza

In 2014, Lee Drutman, a senior fellow at New America, conducted a study for the Sunlight Foundation that revealed that there were 799 regist

Polluted Political Games

The real bargain is lobbying — and that’s why corporations spend 13 times as much lobbying as they do contributing to campaigns, by the calc

There are 14,000 lobbying groups in Washington

To see just how ubiquitous lobbying has become in Washington, I make an appointment for lunch with Lee Drutman. He's a senior fellow at the

The Growth of Corporate Lobbying; a New Proposal for the State's Rainy Day Fund

This hour, lobbyists and lobbying experts including Lee Drutman,Senior Fellow at New America and author of The Business of America is Lobbyi

Obamacare, Hands Off My Medicare

In his new book, “The Business of America Is Lobbying,” Lee Drutman, a senior fellow at the New America Foundation, provides insight into a

The Rise of the Lobbyists

I attended a talk last week by Lee Drutman, a senior fellow at the New America Foundation. Drutman was describing some of the findings in hi


Summary goes here

Permanent Campaigner | Financial Times

“That’s the core conflict within the centre left of the Democratic party, but it is hard to say exactly how it is fixed,” says Mark Schmitt,