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ID:

295

Date:

2006-08-18

Headline:

Lawmaker helped brother's lobbying clients

Reporter's name:

Ted Bridis

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Associated Press

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

Rep. Christopher Cannon, R-Utah, used a position as a congressman to personally help his brother, a lobbyist, on behalf of clients, the Associated Press reported in a story based in part on documents obtained from the Commerce Department under FOIA.

Notes:

Story does not specifically mention FOIA, but reporter John Solomon said in an e-mail to AP Counsel Dave Tomlin that Bridis obtained Commerce Department correspondence under FOIA. (Link listed, pay-walled, goes with text of story entered below; a variation is also available here: http://napavalleyregister.com/news/national/lawmaker-helped-brother-s-lobbying-clients/article_ba01c529-1c3c-5753-9370-d2310a84e961.html)

Keywords:

Rep. Christopher Cannon, Joseph Cannon, Center for Public Integrity, Rep. Nick Rahall, Tom DeLay, Democracy 21, Public Citizen, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, VeriSign Inc., Network Solutions Inc. Rep. Bob Inglis, Rep. Spencer Bachus, Rep. Rick Boucher, Rep. Lamar Smith

URL:

http://www.sddt.com/News/article.cfm?SourceCode=200608181g#.UulKnbQhLm4


Agencies:

COM

States:

UT

Categories:

lobbying


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