What a difference an election makes. No one issued a memo or formal declaratory judgment, but guess what? It`s now okay to meet with lobbyists again on Capitol Hill. They still can`t buy a staffer a peanut butter sandwich and a Dr. Pepper, but K Street representatives have morphed from crooks to counselors, from the "culture of corruption" incarnate to strategic "stakeholders." Yes, influence peddlers are back in vogue in this city, at least according to the media.
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