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The official place of business may be the convention hall, but much of the real networking at this year’s conventions will take place at a series of lavish parties. Many of those parties are being paid for by lobbyists, despite efforts to tighten ethics rules on Capitol Hill. We’ll look at who’s paying for what — and what lobbyists are hoping to get for their money.
- Nancy Watzman Director, Party Time Project, Sunlight Foundation
- Ari Berman Political Correspondent, The Nation
- Elizabeth Williamson Reporter, The Wall Street Journal
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