Sunday, December 2, 2007

Is Trent Lott Leaving Senate To Dodge New Ethics Law on Lobbying?

After Senate Minority Whip Trent Lott announced his resignation this week, it was widely speculated that the Mississippi Republican was quitting in order to avoid new ethics rules that require senators to wait two years, instead of one, before becoming paid Capitol Hill lobbyists. Democracy Now! speaks with Sarah Dufendach of Common Cause.

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