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From A to B: Metro and the Lobbying Game

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Emeka Moneme, shown here in 2008, is under fire for possibly lobbying Metro for a private company after working as a Metro executive.
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Emeka Moneme, shown here in 2008, is under fire for possibly lobbying Metro for a private company after working as a Metro executive.

A time-honored pastime here in D.C. is the lobbying game, and the multitudes of lobbyists on Capitol Hill play it well. But Congress isn't the only local governmental body that gets lobbied. Lobbyists also have their sights set on Metro. Transportation reporter David Schultz gives us the lowdown on how former chief executives of Metro are lobbying the transit agency.

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