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Obama Administration Announces 'New Openness' to Closed Pool of Reporters

3:41 PM, Jan 21, 2009 • By MARY KATHARINE HAM
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But no worries. As Harry Reid informed us this week: Lobbyists are people, too, even in the Obama administraion.

"People should understand that lobbyists, per se, are someone's father, mother, son, daughter," said Reid. "They work for a living." The Democratic leader's sons and a son-in-law have worked as lobbyists.

If you count the treatment of reporters and lobbyists, that's two broken promises down, only 508 to go.