Dan Eggen

Dan Eggen

Recent Stories By Dan Eggen:

  • Romney May Be a Victim of His Own 'Romnesia'November 16, 2012

    Ten days after failing to sail into the White House, Mitt Romney is already being tossed overboard by his party. The former Massachusetts governor — who attracted $1 billion in funding and 59 million...

  • Spend Billions on Elections, Get Lousy Returns November 8, 2012

    Never before has so much political money been spent to achieve so little. Record spending by independent groups, which in many ways defined how campaigns were waged this year, had no dis­cern­ible...

  • How Gingrich Went from Flameout to FortuneNovember 27, 2011

    Anyone who doesn’t believe in an afterlife must not live in Washington. Rarely, however, has reincarnation been so lucrative as it has for the man who now tops some polls for the 2012 Republican...

  • Gingrich Think Tank Collected $37M from Health-Care IndustryNovember 18, 2011

    A think tank founded by GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich collected at least $37 million over the past eight years from major health-care companies and industry groups, offering special access...

  • Herman Cain's New WorryNovember 1, 2011

    Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain, hit with a barrage of questions Monday about allegations of sexual harassment, also faced new questions about financial ties between his campaign and a...

  • Romney Benefits from Lobbyists DonationsOctober 27, 2011

    K Street is playing an increasingly central role in the 2012 presidential race, as hundreds of lobbyists representing some of the world’s largest corporations and trade groups pour money into...

  • Obama Still Minting Money on Wall St.October 20, 2011

    Despite frosty relations with the titans of Wall Street, President Obama has still managed to raise far more money this year from the financial and banking sector than Mitt Romney or any other...

  • Perry, Romney Dash for Campaign CashSeptember 25, 2011

    MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. — With three debates behind them, Rick Perry and Mitt Romney embarked this weekend on a mad dash for campaign cash, each laboring to sway uncommitted Republican donors off the...

  • Perry's Financial Ties to Merck Run DeepSeptember 14, 2011

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry, whose bid for the White House depends heavily on support from religious conservatives, finds himself confronting an issue that is a flash point for that part of his base: his...

  • 'Super Panel' Members Have Many Ties to LobbyistsSeptember 6, 2011

    Like many federal contractors, General Electric has a lot riding on the work of a new congressional “supercommittee,” which will help decide whether to impose massive cuts in defense and health-care...

  • The Bigger the Gift the Fancier the TitleAugust 18, 2011

    Apparently it’s no longer enough for top fundraisers to gain special access to their favorite politicians. Now they need a special title too. For Texas Gov. Rick Perry, for example, major...

  • Lobbyists Gear up for Next Round of CutsAugust 4, 2011

    Health-care and defense lobbyists are quickly gearing up for a major lobbying and public relations campaign in response to this week’s debt-limit deal, which could force hundreds of billions of...

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