Wednesday, September 10, 2008

McCain's campaign run by lobbyists

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I guess by "maverick" they mean a lobbyist's dream

- Rick Davis, campaign manager, has lobbied for Airborne Express and DHL on their controversial merger deal, as well as telecom companies Bell South/SBC and Verizon.

- Charlie Black
, senior advisor, lobbied for more than 100 clients, including Yukos Oil and Freddie Mac.

- Randy Scheunemann
's lobbying clients have included BP Amoco and the NRA.

- Nancy Pfotenhauer
, senior policy advisor, is a former Koch Industries lobbyist.

- Frank Donatelli
, the McCain campaign’s director at the RNC, has had 70 clients including PHARMA, Pfizer and Exxon Mobil.

- John Green, congressional liaison, has lobbied for at least 150 clients, including insurance industry trade groups, predatory lender Ameriquest, Chevron Texaco, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac.

- Wayne Berman
, campaign vice-chair, finance co-chair, and advisor has also lobbied for almost 100 clients, including Ameriquest, Fannie Mae, the National Rifle Association and American Health Insurance Plans.
SOURCE: Lobbying Disclosures, US Senate Office Of Public Records

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