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Space Exploration Technologies Corp.'s (SpaceX) Falcon 9 rocket takes off in Cape Canaveral, Florida, in this handout photo made available to the media on May 18, 2012.

Photographer: Chris Thompson/SpaceX via Bloomberg

Space Exploration Technologies Corp.'s (SpaceX) Falcon 9 rocket takes off in Cape Canaveral, Florida, in this handout photo made available to the media on May 18, 2012.

Musk Hires More Lobbyists Seeking Satellite Launches

Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp., which spent $1.1 million trying to influence the federal government last year, hired two additional lobbying firms this month, Senate records show. The new lobbyists include two former congressional aides and a former Defense Department official. ...

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L-R: Jay Stieber, Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, Senator Durbin and Richard Melman, Founder of Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises.

Courtesy Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak and Stone Crab

L-R: Jay Stieber, Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, Senator Durbin and Richard Melman, Founder of Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises.

Joe’s Stone Crabs (Steak Year-Round) Debut in Washington

Miami Beach, meet Washington. Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak, and Stone Crab made its debut in the nation’s capital last night — the menu a reflection of the fact that the stone crabs that have made the real Joe’s at the...

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Former Sen. John Breaux and other Democratic lobbyists were big early donors to their party's effort to defend its Senate majority in the 2014 elections.

Photograph by Evan Vucci/AP Photo

Former Sen. John Breaux and other Democratic lobbyists were big early donors to their party's effort to defend its Senate majority in the 2014 elections.

Lobbyists Help Senate Democrats Outraise Republicans in January

Breaux, a Patton Boggs senior counsel and a Louisiana senator from 1987 to 2005, donated $30,800 last month to the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, according to a Federal Election Commission filing this week. Gerald S.J. Cassidy, the founder and chief...

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