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At the very least, lobbyists will be called on as never before to provide expertise once provided by congressional aides. “Lobbyists have always been the real deep-dive experts on both politics and policy in Washington,” says the Council’s Director of U.S. Public Affairs Practice Rikki D. Amos.
They reached their conclusions, published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, after looking at the pay of “thousands of executives working at hundreds of major U.S. firms.