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December 09, 2010


Lobbyists Take Jobs with Tea Partiers

The Washington Post reports that Sens.-elect Mike Lee (UT), Ron Johnson (WI) and Rand Paul (KY) have all hired lobbyists as their top Senate aides, despite their campaign rhetoric and strong support from the anti-establishment Tea Party movement.

"These cases illustrate the endurance of Washington's traditional power structure, even in the wake of an election dominated by insurgent rhetoric."














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