Pence aide canceled lobbying contract ahead of ban
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Pence aide canceled lobbying contract ahead of ban

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A key aide to Vice President-elect Mike Pence removed himself from the U.S. government’s rolls of federal lobbyists and canceled a lucrative lobbying contract with the state of Indiana days before Donald Trump’s team announced it will ban lobbyists from taking jobs with the administration. Joshua Pitcock filed the necessary paperwork Nov. … Continue reading

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Sugar program draws Cruz’s ire, remains popular in Congress
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Sugar program draws Cruz’s ire, remains popular in Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz says he wants to do away with government support for the sugar industry — a veiled dig at rival Marco Rubio, the Florida senator who has long supported sugar growers. Some conservatives like Cruz want to get rid of the program, which supports prices and protects growers … Continue reading