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Lobbyist Access

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Lobbyist Access

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NPR's Peter Overby reports increased security on Capitol Hill is making it tougher for some lobbyists to approach members of Congress. They're asking for special privileges so they can button hole lawmakers between their appointments. The request has opened up a debate about the public's access to Congress.

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