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Gephardt Lobbying Firm Earns $1.3 Million During 2nd Quarter

July 31st, 2009 by mopns · No Comments

Former House Minority Leader Dick Gephardt (son of a milk truck driver!) continues to pull in the big bucks while he now lobbies against causes he once championed in the Congress.

 From OpenSecrets.org:

“Another notable increase is show by the Gephardt Group, the lobbying and consulting firm founded by former Democratic majority leader and presidential candidate Richard Gephardt. His firm earned about $1.3 million during the second quarter of 2009, an increase of 250 percent compared to the second quarter of 2008. So far during 2009, the company has earned $2.4 million — nearly three times as much as it earned during all of 2007. To date, they have also been most active on the hot issues of health care and energy.” Read more…

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