Goldman Sachs flexes its lobbying muscle

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Jul 05, 2011 10:37 AM
Reporting from Washington— Facing the wrath of the public and the government after the global financial crisis that hit three years ago, Wall Street titan Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has opened a new front for its aggressive business tactics — the nation's capital.

Increased federal oversight and the threat to its lucrative investment bank business from investigations and pending regulations have led Goldman to bolster its Washington presence significantly, turning a low-key lobbying operation into a sophisticated, high-powered enterprise.