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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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They are a key player in lobbying as they are gate keepers to the minister and are also lobbied themselves.
Daschle's wife: Lobbyist for Nation's Most Dangerous Airline," or "Majority leader's wife lobbied to make airlines less safe.
The California State University system spent $368,500, including $33,000 in the fourth and eighth quarters of the 2003-04 session, when no specific legislation or agency was lobbied.
The LWVUS and LWVFL lobbied the Florida Secretary of State on voter registrations insisting that they accept voter registration applications with the citizen box unmarked if the citizenship attestation was signed.
BOMA/ NY lobbied for this in conjunction with BOMA International and other members of the BOMA federation.
And Cooper, along with others, lobbied committee members, focusing in particular on then-Senator Bob Dole, who was seen as holding the deciding vote.
An attorney, Lloyd has lobbied on a broad range of issues, from the environment to tax policy, since joining the League staff in 1977.
United group, have heavily lobbied VICA members not to take a position on secession.