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Op-Ed: 'Lobbyists Are Good People, Too'

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Op-Ed: 'Lobbyists Are Good People, Too'

Op-Ed: 'Lobbyists Are Good People, Too'

Op-Ed: 'Lobbyists Are Good People, Too'

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In a recent op-ed in The Washington Times, political analyst Lanny Davis argues that lobbyists aren't the problem — the lack of transparency surrounding lobbyists is what causes trouble.

"Without lobbyists," he writes, "government could not function efficiently, and perhaps not at all."