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Definition of Lobbyist


  1. A member of the lobby; a person who solicits members of a legislature for the purpose of influencing legislation.

Lobbyist Quotations

I'm a lobbyist and had a career lobbying. The guy who gets elected or the lady who gets elected president of the United States will immediately be lobbying. They would be advocating to the Congress, they'll be lobbying our allies and our adversaries overseas. They'll be asking the business community and labor unions.
Haley Barbour

The President is the people's lobbyist.
Hubert H. Humphrey

In reality, everybody in Congress is a stand-in for some kind of lobbyist. In many cases it's difficult to tell whether it's the companies that are lobbying the legislators or whether it's the other way around.
Matt Taibbi

My brother was an improviser. He's now a lobbyist, but he used to perform improv in the city when he was in high school, and one of the funniest guys I know to this day.
Jake Johnson

Jack Abramoff is the world's best lobbyist - for the Federal Penitentiary System.
P. J. O'Rourke
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Lobbyist Translations

lobbyist in German is Lobbyist
lobbyist in Norwegian is korridorpolitiker
lobbyist in Swedish is korridorpolitiker
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