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Swamp Rakes In Massive Profits As Americans Continue To Suffer

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  • Federal lobbyists have made huge profits in the second quarter of 2022.
  •  The lobbying boom was largely attributable to <a href=" negotiations between Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York, as well hotly contested deliberations on whether to dole out <a href=" to domestic semiconductor companies.
  • The top spenders included the Chamber of Commerce, a trade organization representing U.S. businesses, and the National Association of Realtors, who spent $15.8 million and $14.8 million respectively, according to Politico.

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