Opening Act: A list shoved in my face.

Opening Act: A List Shoved in My Face

Opening Act: A List Shoved in My Face

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Reporting on Politics and Policy.
July 22 2013 8:06 AM

Opening Act: A List Shoved in My Face

Chris Frates talks to lobbyists after the Gang of Eight told them to pony up more money for pressure on the House.

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At the meeting, the senators gave out a list of about 120 House Republicans who they believe could vote for some kind of reform and told the lobbyists to target them over the August recess.
The influence class did not greet the suggestion kindly.
“To be hauled up to the Capitol to have a list shoved in my face—jeez, the thought never occurred to me that we should put a list together,” one attendee said sarcastically. “It’s of questionable benefit.”
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David Weigel is a reporter for the Washington Post.