Underplayed News of the Day?

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Barely six months after an election in which corruption, as personified by Jack Abramoff, led the list of voter concerns, lobbying reform fizzles in Congress.

What are you seeing in the back pages, dead-tree or virtual?

UPDATE: A number of our commenters disagree with my characterization of the state of play on this issue. So I called up reform godfather Fred Wertheimer of Democracy 21, and it turns out he does, too. The real test, Wertheimer says, will come when the measure reaches the House floor next week. “‘Fizzle’ isn’t the right word here. You have resistance, which you always have,” he told me. “But we always believe floor votes are our friend.”

I STILL think the story should be getting more attention.

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