The Mayor Lobby

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February 12, 2015
The Mayor Lobby

As part of Politico Magazine’s What Works series, we convened 13 mayors from American cities big and small to talk about the country’s most pressing urban issues—from poverty to sprawl, education to crime. While they were in the nation’s capital, we asked each mayor what Washington could do—but isn’t—to support the urban areas that more than 80 percent of Americans now call…

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Pols, Lobbyists Cash in on Keystone

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January 15, 2015
Pols, Lobbyists Cash in on Keystone

Crude has yet to flow through the proposed $5.4 billion Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the U.S., but as the Senate prepares for its second vote on the 1,179-mile project later this month, interest groups have sent hundreds of millions of dollars to lawmakers on both sides of the aisle. “With the prospects of…

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