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a large entrance or reception room or area

the people who support some common cause or business or principle or sectional interest

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a group of people who try actively to influence legislation

detain in conversation by or as if by holding on to the outer garments of

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Daschle reiterates that she never lobbied her husband on any of these issues, nor has her firm.
She has lobbied on health care reform, regulatory reform, reproductive choice and non-profit issues.
People can talk to whoever they want and be lobbied by whoever they want.
When they register, lobbyists would have to disclose the names of their clients, the specific issues they lobbied, the overall amount they spent on lobbying, and the federal agencies and congressional committees they contacted.
Those arguing for or against open access - which has been the most heavily lobbied issue of the past 18 months - spent $349,254 on lobbying during the three months covered by the report.
While there was previously a general assumption that charitables would not lobby very much - the statutes were remarkably vague - the way "charitables" such as the Alliance for Justice lobbied against Bork's nomination irked conservatives enough to press for a formalization of rules.