$700 Billion, 18,000 Lobbyists, 1 Week to Passage

“Rescue’s Rush Puts Lobbyists in a Crunch,” according to this Post story.

Congress is currently attempting the unusual feat of passing major legislation in a single week, spurred by fear of an imminent economic collapse. The types of decisions that often take years of debate are being made in hours. And that has left little time for members of Congress to listen. 

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