Lavish lobbyist parties a victim of economy?

The Hill reports on how the economy may impact holiday parties among lobbying firms this year.

Lobbyists for several firms and business groups said they were cutting back in consideration of the economic downturn. And as they weighed who was nice enough to receive an invitation, many also said they were consulting lawyers — the Scrooges in this story — to make sure the events comply with the rules that prevent lawmakers and their staffs from accepting gifts from lobbyists, including fancy meals.

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