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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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There are at least two points to which the conspiracy theorist convinced about their omnipotent Israel lobby argument should pay attention.
The ceiling to the lobby entry was finished with aluminum leafing, which recalls the finishes and materials of the 1930's.
Tetris, one of the most popular mobile games, is now available in the Game Lobby on more than 40 Sprint phones.
Attentive nurses listen to Lobby Day information session.
Walt added that there was evidence of recent coordination between Arab governments and the lobby, citing a major US arms sale deal with an Arab government which the lobby agreed not to oppose as long as it was "linked to a new $30 billion (Dh110 billion), 10-year deal with Israel".
Medical groups too small to have their own brick and mortar presence in Washington sometimes hire lobby firms.
Under the Lobby Law, "all you count is the money actually lobbying, as it's defined very clearly," Heagy said.
The League wants Congress to enact lobby reform legislation that makes such changes and establishes an Office of Public Integrity to oversee and enforce ethics rules and lobbying laws, receive allegations and complaints, conduct investigations and present cases to congressional ethics committees.
LAUSD officials said that because Rose & Kindel doesn't lobby the district on behalf of clients, there was no conflict between the firm's lobbying for the district on the bill and having a Sacramento tie to SAP.
That is why Janice Terry has chosen to focus on this informal input into foreign policy, which, in the case of the pro-Israel lobby, has been very successful in tilting U.
All delegates to the Congressional City Conference will receive a City Lobby Day kit when they register, which provides background information about the six lobbying priorities and information about how to participate in City Lobby Day.
Armed with huge resources, the fossil fuel lobby launched an intense public relations operation featuring a small group of industry-funded scientists, the "greenhouse skeptics".
Health care organizations lobby lawmakers in order to influence health policy decisions.
In the past, activists criticized AIDSWatch, the national AIDS lobby day, for rebuffing participants who wanted to discuss state AIDS issues with their legislators (instead of focusing on Federal funding alone).
Thrown open to competition, the commission was won by Ricciotti with the surprising proposal to accept, rather than deny, the marks of history, by retaining the main part of the Nikolaisaal as a lobby to the new concert hall.