Taylor Swift

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The Chronicles of Money, Politics, and...It's a Lobbyist, It's a Campaign Check, It's a..."Super Congress!"

Here's a round-up of Public Campaign and Public Campaign Action Fund's work for the week of Aug 1-Aug 5, 2011.

Same Ol' Song and Dance

Members of Congress love Taylor Swift! Wait, that doesn't seem quite right. Let's try again. Members of Congress love FUNDRAISING at Taylor Swift concerts. Yes, that's it. Public Campaign Action Fund discovered this phenomenon last year, and it looks like even more Members are getting in on the act in 2011.

Of tweens, lobbyists, and campaign cash

We at Public Campaign Action Fund love a good concert as much as the next person, so we're not going to bash people for choosing to see Taylor Swift at the Verizon Center in DC tomorrow.

 

I was perusing the upcoming Congressional fundraisers over at PoliticalPartyTime.org and noticed that a few lobbyists and members of Congress will be in attendance--but for fundraisers. I have a feeling it's not the concert of choice for middle-aged members of Congress. Here's the list: