The Legislative Process and Lobbying

Walter Oleszek talked about the legislative process and the role of lobbying in policy and law making. Among the issues he addressed… read more

Walter Oleszek talked about the legislative process and the role of lobbying in policy and law making. Among the issues he addressed were the purpose of lobbyists and lobby groups, ways in which lobbyists represent clients, and the relationship between lobbyist and elected officials. Following his remarks he answered questions from students.

The American University Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies' two-week Public Affairs and Advocacy Institute gives students an intensive exploration of the art and craft of the lobbying profession. Walter Oleszek is a senior specialist in American national government at the Congressional Research Service. He serves as an adjunct professor of political science at American University and as a research fellow at the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
283053-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 29, 2008
Last Aired:
Jan 5, 2009

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  • Dec 29, 2008 | 2:43pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 30, 2008 | 12:45am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 03, 2009 | 4:56pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 05, 2009 | 8:31am EST | C-SPAN 2
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