Lobbyists make America as a plutocracy

It probably won’t do much good complaining, but we don’t really have a democracy yet. There are 23 registered lobbyists in Washington for every Congressman: 535 Senators and Congressmen and 12,719 lobbyists. This number will vary a little every year. But this is the number for “registered” lobbyists. Analyst James A. Thurber, Distinguished Professor of […]

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