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Senate rejects proposal banning lobbyist gifts

There are 24 comments on the MSNBC story from Mar 8, 2006, titled Senate rejects proposal banning lobbyist gifts. In it, MSNBC reports that:

Debating how best to clean up lawmaker ties to lobbyists, the Senate on Wednesday defeated a Democratic proposal to prohibit all gifts, including meals, and to ban acceptance of almost all privately funded ...

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Retired2005

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#1 Mar 8, 2006
I have to conclude from the vote that as far as the Senate is concerned, it is graft as usual in Washington.

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#2 Jun 1, 2014
I want to be a lobbyist!

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#3 Jun 2, 2014
Someone has to bribe our Politician

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#4 Jul 2, 2014
Right Ex Gov. Mcdonut of Va.

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#5 Jul 2, 2014
The GOPastors at their best..overturning a bill to abandon lobbyists bribes

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#6 Jul 2, 2014
The donuts are missing!

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#7 Aug 21, 2014
No Surprise here
Swedenforever

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#8 Sep 1, 2014
Did Mcdonnell vote?
Swedenforever

Silver Spring, MD

#9 Oct 15, 2014
McDonnell is going to State prison for 10 years..Thomas Jefferson is rolling in his ashes
Swedenforever

Silver Spring, MD

#10 Oct 16, 2014
What Senators voted for this?? They're crooks!!!

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#11 Nov 4, 2014
The GOPanties have won the Senate -they want a balanced budget ammendment, cuts to unemployment, stop insider trading, The Messiahs are here..yeehaw!!
Swedenforever

Hyattsville, MD

#12 Dec 12, 2014
In the new Boehner/McCONnell budget..Lobbyist contribution transparency?? Not! Was this new budget posted on the Internet for the citizens to see?? Its 1600 pages..did any of the Senators read it it was passed at the last minute..Only in Amerca
Swedenforever

Hyattsville, MD

#13 Dec 12, 2014
1600 pages and they said the ACA 2009 bill which made permanent changes was way too big at 2700,, The GOPanderers have a 1 year budget at 1600 for ONE YEAR lol!!!..Colin Powell was right the GOP are a bunch of crooks
Swedenforever

Hyattsville, MD

#14 Dec 12, 2014
They takeover isn't 3 weeks, and the GOP constituents at grass root level are ranting about this bill already..Yes the Pres Obama needs to have campaign finance reform or take these unlimited gift options and insiders trading exemptions away..Reducing payments on retirees and baby boomers..Tell me how bad Norway is?? Are you nodding??
Swedenforever

Hyattsville, MD

#15 Dec 12, 2014
1600 pages in a month=400 pages a week..Put the crooked budget online! The lobbyist and Fortune 100 interests have taken over the Repubes..
Swedenforever

Hyattsville, MD

#16 Dec 12, 2014
swedenforever wrote:
The GOPanties have won the Senate -they want a balanced budget ammendment, cuts to unemployment, stop insider trading, The Messiahs are here..yeehaw!!
Ronald Reagan increased the National debt 190%..Pres Obama doubled it, Pres W doubled it..Raygun still holds record for largest single year tax increase..Balance budget ammendment? Yea, right lol!
Swedenforever

Hyattsville, MD

#17 Dec 12, 2014
These CONS threw Nancy Pelosi under the Euro rail for saying lets pass it then read it..now the Repubes are saying the same? Lol!! Initially, Hank Paulson was the first said lets get the 1st 250 billion out the door and see how it works..to his Goldman, Wells Fargo buddies..The parties are one in the same except for social issues..I'm staying left of this Congress..they are burning down our educational institutions

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#18 Jan 27, 2015
No sirprise here

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#19 Feb 4, 2015
swedenforever wrote:
The GOPastors at their best..overturning a bill to abandon lobbyists bribes
In my next life I want to be a lobbyist

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#20 Mar 24, 2015
:-)

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