By Edward L. Jaffee
As DODGING THE BULLET recounts, you pull jointly a coalition of businesses within the similar bind as yours. And in case your opponent has used the private lawyer to a strong U.S. Senate determine to aid draft the laws that will abrogate their agreement with you, you reply via hiring the best-known lobbying legislations company in Washington and dealing side-by-side with them each step of how. and also you quickly detect that the conflict will contain a chain of ups and downs.
The tale unfolds in 1983-84, a time whilst fax machines have been of their infancy and there have been no own pcs, mobile phones, iPads or any of the opposite communications shortcuts we rely on loads this present day. The lobbying concerned outdated shoe leather-based, face-to-face conferences with participants of Congress and their employees, and numerous mobilephone calls and method classes. DODGING THE BULLET places you correct in the midst of the fray and indicates you what high-level lobbying is de facto like, and what it really is not.
For an individual drawn to understanding the bits and bobs of Congress and the principles of lawmaking, this e-book is a needs to read.
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