Records show lobbyists

New records show some lobbyists are top fundraisers for political candidates

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Dan Eggen, WASHINGTON POST, 5/31/10. WASHINGTON DC – For more than a decade, Brian L. Wolff was the quintessential Washington insider, serving as one of Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s closest aides as she rose through the House and helping to raise millions as head of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. But the fundraising didn’t stop once he left the DCCC. As a top lobbyist at the Edison Electric Institute, which represents major power companies in the climate debate, Wolff has bundled together more than $600,000 in contributions for the DCCC within the past year — and he hopes to raise $2 million more for the committee by November. Read More