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Vox highlights Public Citizen’s report on the revolving door


By Ella Nilsen

Out of 44 members of Congress who either retired or lost their seats in the midterms and went to work in the private sector, 26 — or nearly two-thirds — went on to get jobs at lobbying firms, a recent report from Public Citizen found. The vast majority of them were Republicans (after the 2018 “blue wave,” that was partly just a result of who was out of a job), but one notable Democrat who went from the Hill to a lobbying firm was former House Democratic Caucus Chair Joe Crowley, whom Ocasio-Cortez defeated in 2018.


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