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Indian tribes rank high on Washington lobby list

TAGs: Center for Responsive Politics, Indian Tribes, Washington lobby

LobbyingPaying the cost to be the boss. A study by the Center for Responsive Politics reveals that six of the top 10 largest donors to political causes in the U.S. in 2007/08 were Indian tribes, spending a total of $160 million. Where’s the payoff, you ask? A decade ago, Indian casinos took in just more than $100 million a year. Today, they’re a $25 billion business. Read more.

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