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Lobbying For The Presidency

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Lobbying For The Presidency

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Lobbying For The Presidency

Lobbying For The Presidency

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Political scientist James Thurber discusses the role of lobbyists in the McCain and Obama campaigns. An expert in campaign conduct and lobbying, Thurber testified before Congress about lobby reform and advised both candidates on the 2007 lobbying reform bill.

Thurber is the director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies at American University, where he also serves as a professor.