We Know Influence Peddling Is A Sport In Washington, But Who Represents Us? The answer is supposed to be your elected representatives. But campaign contributions seem to get more attention

Influence Peddlers: They’re Everywhere

When Members of Congress tire of the fight, they can look forward to a lucrative retirement plan (that they created for themselves) including full medical benefits and other perks. Some actually leave Washington to return to their hometowns.

But many stay in The Capitol to “cash-in,” as it’s known, on their relationships. Some actually go to work for the companies that were their major contributors.