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In the past five years, the lobbying firm K&L gates has signed up more than two dozen clients in the nanotechnology and biotechnology industries, many of which have won congressional earmarks. All of the earmarks were either supported or approved by Rep. Peter J. Visclosky (D-Ind.). Here's a look at three examples of earmarks sought by K&L and supported by Visclosky.

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A congressman, a lobbying firm and a swift path to earmarks
Article | It takes a while for most start-up companies to gain the confidence of a U.S. congressman and the promise of federal funds. But last year, a small Illinois company accomplished its goal in 16 days with the help of Rep. Peter J. Visclosky, a little-known Indiana Democrat who sits on the House comm...

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