09 Jul 2024 | min.

K Street Blues

The denizens of “Gucci Gulch” have fallen on hard times.  For even the largest lobbying firms, average monthly retainers have declined during the last decade.  To add insult to injury, this lobbying recession has occurred amidst unprecedented overall prosperity for Washington, D.C.  Episode 22 of the Political Risk Brief podcast explores this curious trend and corporate political competition in an era of lobbying stalemate.