Obama Reignites Stars’ Fervor for Lobbying

Pitt_neworleans My latest feature in the print edition of Variety looks at the stream of celebrity lobbyists who have been trekking to Capitol Hill since the start of the new administration, pitching an array of causes.

It’s had the ironic effect of raising the bar on what merits the attention of lawmakers and the media, putting extra pressure on Hollywood figures and their advocacy orgs to be savvier about how they approach a capital that’s been inundated by efforts to “raise awareness.”

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