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‘We’ve excluded lobbyists’: Obama nominates lobbyist bundler to FCC post

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Barack Obama said “we’ve excluded lobbyists from policymaking jobs.” He also said that he wouldn’t let lobbyists fund his campaign. While some in the media bought what he was selling, neither claim was ever true. Thursday’s nomination simultaneously shows the falsity of both claims — Thomas Wheeler is an ex-lobbyist who was a major Obama bundler. Time reports: U.S. President Barack...

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