Similar words: lobby, hobby, slobber, by itself, cronyism, shabby, crabby, flabby. Meaning: ['lɑbɪɪst /'lɒb-] n. someone who tries to persuade legislators to vote for bills that the lobbyists favor.
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1. Could you define the two terms-public relations and lobbyist respectively to our large number of readers?
2. Indeed, there are times when the lobbyist will act more out of loyalty to his network than to his client.
3. Terry Lierman, a wealthy businessman and lobbyist, had been considered the leading candidate among Democrats to challenge Morella next year.
4. Like every really smart lobbyist, Boggs knows the importance of being subtle and of keeping a low profile.
5. One lobbyist billed the environmental group $20,000 for nine-months' work.
6. But Sierra Club lobbyist Raena Honan said the program never was properly funded since being approved in 1986.
7. His job as a government lobbyist for the Federal Communications Commission depends on nonstop chatter.
8. But in political lobbyist Palmer Stoat he meets his match.
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9. Sometimes in America we call the lobbyist public affairs, government relations or other names.
10. Her husband is a lobbyist, and familiar with almost every senator.
11. Says one corporate lobbyist: "Like Congress, the business community is changing.
12. Suppose you are elected to Congress and are invited to dinner by a clever lobbyist.
13. But with his veto this week of a bill that would have banned lobbyist gifts, the perplexed-bear analogy no longer works.
14. Two professors injured, an advertising executive and a timber industry lobbyist killed.
15. G backers note the Ethics Commission already enforces campaign finance and lobbyist disclosure laws.
16. Simultaneously, the national government officials will start negotiation and the lobbyist should also brief them.
17. The brief contradicts statements made by Philip Morris executives in congressional hearings, the lobbyist said.
18. I don't know if Cody is a real person or perhaps an industry lobbyist with a great imagination and tremendous creativity.
19. It wasn't until I began writing this account that I realized that in my confrontation with the NRA lobbyist, I had acknowledged that I was considering running for President.
20. Senator Clinton had to send out a surrogate to speak on behalf of this plan, and all she could find was, get this, a lobbyist for Shell Oil, to explain how this was going to be good for consumers.
21. But Mr Obama coolly reminded the audience that Mr McCain's campaign manager had long been a lobbyist for Fannie Mae.
22. After the bill was sent to me, I had an extraordinary encounter with the young NRA lobbyist who came down from Washington to push the bill.
23. Unlike any American before, however, I had no one to offer my services to besides a corporate lobbyist: CTIA — the Wireless Association.
24. He only pursues writing-only careers like novelist, journalist or copyrighter, when instead, he could have looked into being a minister, public relations assistant, editor or government lobbyist.
25. We cannot sustain a system that bleeds billions of taxpayer dollars on programmes that have outlived their usefulness, or exist solely because of the power of a politician, lobbyist or interest group.
26. Li: Could you define the two terms - public relations and lobbyist respectively to our large number of readers?
27. John Mann, Labour MP for Bassetlaw who campaigns against the ease with which lobbyists gain parliamentary passes, said: "A parliamentary pass is worth its weight in gold to a lobbyist.
28. The internet giant has now hired a Las Vegas lobbyist to press for changes in the law to allow for them to be used legally in Nevada.
29. In an hour long philippic , the legislator denounced the lobbyist opposing his bill.
30. But second to only icy mountain springwater drunk straight from the source is the incomparable Gin Rickey, and for that we have a lobbyist to thank.