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When Lobbyists Pay To Meet With Congressmen

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Should We Kill The Dollar Bill?

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Why Lobbyists Dodge Calls From Congressmen

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Invitations to fundraisers for members of Congress frequently mention which committees they serve on. Sunlight Foundation/Political Party Time hide caption

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President Obama speaks in the White House's Brady Briefing Room on Tuesday. Behind the president, a ticking clock counts down the time until taxes will go up if Congress can't reach an extension deal on payroll tax cuts. Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP hide caption

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In A Year Of Partisan Brawls, Congress Goes One More Round

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Republican Sen. John Thune of South Dakota says the "millionaires surtax" would hurt small-business owners' ability to hire new workers. J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press hide caption

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GOP Objects To 'Millionaires Surtax'; Millionaires We Found? Not So Much

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President Barack Obama talks about extending payroll tax cuts on Monday in the White House briefing room. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Can Congress Really Compromise On Extending The Payroll Tax Cut?

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