Digging for Dirt on Leading Lobbyists
The Week in Review section from this Sunday's Times contains an interesting article about congressional staffers who have made the "lucrative leap" from Capitol Hill to K Street. And "lucrative" is right:
Superlobbyists might earn up to $1 million a year. Newer recruits earn at least six figures, sometimes starting as high as $200,000 a year, a great leap from the Hill, where salaries vary from office to office but where aides are lucky to break $50,000 a year. Only a small percentage of the more than 16,000 Capitol Hill staff members make more than $100,000.
"What's happened is that the disparity in salaries