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— SKDKnickerbocker was hired by a coalition of food manufacturers to fight the Obama administration’s proposals on food nutrition standards.
As the Washington Post reported, the firms paying Dunn include General Mills and Pepsi Co.
We’ve compiled a partial list of SKDKnickerbocker’s clients.
Since the firm refuses to register as an ordinary lobbying firm, we don’t know their full roster of clients: — SKDKnickerbocker was hired by Kaplan Education to block Obama’s reforms on for-profit college companies, an industry plagued by by low quality education, false promises to students, and fraudulent business practices.
She and others at PR firm SKD Knickerbocker have represented many clients that have raised hackles with senior White House staff.
It’s an open secret in the Dem consultant community that SKD has been signing up clients based on ‘perceived White House access’ tied to prior relationships and employment.” As we’ve reported, SKDKnickerbocker is led by a team of former Democratic operatives and key White House figures.
While Democrats are arguing that Rosen is not an advisor to the Democratic Party or President Obama’s reelection campaign, then what are the meetings about?
Today in the Politico’s “Morning Money,” reporter Ben White flags a deeper concern: Per a senior Dem: “Serious Dem operatives are aghast at Hilary Rosen’s misguided attack on Ann Romney’s work history.
— SKDKnickerbocker was hired to push for billions in tax breaks for already profitable corporations.
As Bloomberg reported, SKDKnickerbocker manages a lobbying campaign called “Win America,” an effort by companies like Google and Pfizer to receive hundreds of billions in tax breaks on profits made overseas.
However, like Newt Gingrich and Ed Gillespie, she exploits weaknesses in current lobbying registration law to avoid revealing her clients.