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Democratic Consultants to Get Dragged Into Paul Manafort Trial

Democratic Consultants to Get Dragged Into Paul Manafort Trial

Several prominent Democrats who once worked with Paul Manafort have been dragged into court filings ahead of his fraud trial, most prominently Tad Devine, the 63-year-old political consultant who ran
Trump's Florida Fundraiser Flourishes as New Washington Lobbyist

Trump's Florida Fundraiser Flourishes as New Washington Lobbyist

A stranger to Washington has emerged as a winner in the ruthless world of lobbying in the nation’s capital, thanks in part to his ties to President Donald Trump.
U.S. Says Manafort Secretly Paid Ex-EU Leaders to Pitch Ukraine

U.S. Says Manafort Secretly Paid Ex-EU Leaders to Pitch Ukraine

They were informally called the “Hapsburg group,” a misspelled reference to the monarchy that ruled parts of central Europe through World War I.
Airbnb's Early Lobbying Led to a Win in Cuba: The Influence Game

Airbnb's Early Lobbying Led to a Win in Cuba: The Influence Game

Last year, Airbnb Inc. launched a lobbying campaign as President Donald Trump was calling for limits on American travel to Cuba.
Trump Criticizes Russia Probe But Says Mueller Will Be Fair: NYT

Trump Criticizes Russia Probe But Says Mueller Will Be Fair: NYT

President Donald Trump said Thursday that while the investigation into possible ties between his campaign and Russia makes the U.S. “look very bad,” he believed Special Counsel Robert Mueller is
Manafort Charges Renew Questions About Skadden's Work in Ukraine

Manafort Charges Renew Questions About Skadden's Work in Ukraine

One of New York’s most prestigious law firms raised eyebrows five years ago when it produced a report for the pro-Russian government in Ukraine that largely defended the prosecution and conviction of

Podesta Group Unravels as CEO Plans to Take Clients to New Firm

Less than two weeks after Democratic mega-lobbyist Tony Podesta stepped down from his firm amid questions over its foreign work, one of Washington’s most prominent lobbying shops is unraveling as its
Trump Slams Campaign Adviser Papadopoulos as a Proven ‘Liar’

Trump Slams Campaign Adviser Papadopoulos as a Proven ‘Liar’

President Donald Trump lashed out against media coverage of the first charges unsealed in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of the 2016 election and distanced himself from George Papadopoulos, a
Balance of Power: Inching Closer to Trump's Inner Circle?
Mueller Raises Pressure on Trump With Papadopoulos-Russia Link

Mueller Raises Pressure on Trump With Papadopoulos-Russia Link

The first charges unsealed in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of the presidential election suggest a sweeping investigation, but one focus is clear: He’s building a case that Donald Trump’s
Mega-Lobbyist Tony Podesta Quits Firm After Manafort Indictment

Mega-Lobbyist Tony Podesta Quits Firm After Manafort Indictment

Democratic mega-lobbyist Tony Podesta has stepped down from his 30-year-old firm as the indictment of President Donald Trump’s onetime campaign chairman drew attention to the company’s foreign
Manafort Scheme Paid Lobbyists Millions With Offshore Funds

Manafort Scheme Paid Lobbyists Millions With Offshore Funds

Two Washington lobbying firms that aided former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s clandestine influence campaign on behalf of Ukraine’s deposed president were paid more than $2 million through