Taking Back the Capitol (Which Now Lives on K St)
Take Back the Capitol protesters are marching on K Street's lobbying firms today, and not a moment too soon: A new report by Public Campaign finds that 30 big corporations spent more money lobbying than they did in taxes between 2008 and 2010. Take the fabulously profitable General Electric (please). They got a tax rebate of $4.7 billion, and spent $84 million lobbying the federal government. Protest updates here and here.