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vssmith Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-05-10 06:45 AM
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22. I would also prevent members of their immediate family from being lobbyists
There have been a number of Senators whose spouses are lobbyists while they are serving as Senator. That seems obscene to me.
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  -Bill To Ban Members Of Congress From Becoming Lobbyists Wins Cosponsor In Senate Project Grudge  May-04-10 12:03 PM   #0 
  - K & R.., Not gonna happen but still. nt  Guy Whitey Corngood   May-04-10 12:04 PM   #1 
  - I love it.  aquart   May-04-10 12:05 PM   #2 
  - wanna see how corrupt Congress is?  fascisthunter   May-04-10 12:07 PM   #3 
  - On the other hand, if it does not stop a Congress person's spouse from becoming a lobbyist,  truedelphi   May-04-10 09:13 PM   #19 
     - I would take it as a first step. Hell, I'd take almost anything at this point.  No Elephants   May-05-10 07:14 AM   #24 
  - K&R!  Solly Mack   May-04-10 12:08 PM   #4 
  - K&R!!! This would be a huge step in the right direction, IMO. n/t  proudohioan   May-04-10 12:14 PM   #5 
  - one of the best stories all day.  Soylent Brice   May-04-10 12:22 PM   #6 
  - I think this is precisely what's needed now to help us start "cleaning up" the bad guys...  cascadiance   May-04-10 12:24 PM   #7 
  - Lovin' it!  Roland99   May-04-10 12:24 PM   #8 
  - nice  florida08   May-04-10 12:30 PM   #9 
  - Applause to Bennet and Tester, K&R  Jefferson23   May-04-10 12:31 PM   #10 
  - r-  defendandprotect   May-04-10 12:44 PM   #11 
  - I would like to see  nykym   May-04-10 12:51 PM   #12 
  - First and foremost though I want the bad apples to LEAVE even if "off year"...  cascadiance   May-04-10 02:04 PM   #14 
  - I dont think it will be allowed to stand, however they could  cstanleytech   May-04-10 01:39 PM   #13 
  - Sensible and ethical. Great idea. n/t  Zorra   May-04-10 02:16 PM   #15 
  - How is this even legal?  brendan120678   May-04-10 03:01 PM   #16 
  - Public Service  Project Grudge   May-04-10 11:30 PM   #21 
  - Running for public office is not mandatory.  RUMMYisFROSTED   May-05-10 09:28 AM   #25 
  - They already have a law that forbids it for a period of time  karynnj   May-05-10 10:07 AM   #27 
  - K&R but it has not a snowball's chance  DebbieCDC   May-04-10 03:03 PM   #17 
  - In other news, Obama has announced his means of enforcing this legislation  Massacure   May-04-10 06:22 PM   #18 
  - They are honorable ladies and gentlemen  classysassy   May-04-10 09:46 PM   #20 
  - I would also prevent members of their immediate family from being lobbyists  vssmith   May-05-10 06:45 AM   #22 
  - would the law pass Constitutional muster?  melm00se   May-05-10 07:04 AM   #23 
  - Very good. (nt)  w4rma   May-05-10 09:45 AM   #26 
  - Former Congress Kritter- "I'm not a lobbyist...I'm a paid consultant!" Insert shit-eating grin here.  paparush   May-05-10 11:08 AM   #28 
  - I suppose it could pass...  Steerpike   May-05-10 11:12 AM   #29 

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