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GOP Pushes Lobbying Reform in Scandals' Wake

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GOP Pushes Lobbying Reform in Scandals' Wake

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GOP Pushes Lobbying Reform in Scandals' Wake

GOP Pushes Lobbying Reform in Scandals' Wake

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Republican congressional leaders outline proposed changes in the way Congress interacts with lobbyists. The proposals range from barring lobbyists from buying lawmakers meals to banning privately funded travel by members of Congress. The proposed changes follow the guilty pleas of former lobbyist Jack Abramoff and Republican Congressman Randy Duke Cunningham on corruption charges.