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Review finds one foreign firm with ties to both U.S. and Iran

A review of foreign businesses contracting with the U.S. government found one firm was also doing work in Iran’s energy sector, violating an international embargo designed to put pressure on stopping the Middle East nation from furthering its nuclear program, said the Government Accountability Office, Congress’ watchdog arm. Investigators found

Most lobbyists gave proper paperwork, watchdog says

Most lobbyists in Washington, D.C. provided the proper paperwork allowing a disclosure of financial records and helping to keep the lobbying process as transparent as possible, said a report by the Government Accountability Office, Congress’ watchdog arm. 97 percent of lobbyists produced documentation of their income and expenses, while 74