Grassroots Lobbying Disclosure

The Hill reports on efforts to force disclosure of grassroots lobbying activities.

For the watchdogs that lost the fight two years ago for more disclosure, the lack of transparency in grassroots advocacy has been underscored anew by the difficulty in determining if the outrage over healthcare reform expressed in recent town hall meetings is genuine constituent anger or manufactured angst with the help of businesses and interest groups whose bottom lines could be hurt by the reform push.

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