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Want to Find Tweeting Lobbyists? Sunlight's Got a List

The Sunlight Foundation has come out with a list of 235 lobbyists on Twitter and is hoping to add more, it announced today. The group hopes that the list will provide reporters and the public with information about what lobbyists are thinking, what they're working on and whom they're meeting with.

"We found that, amidst a sea of quotidian, what-I'm-eating-for-dinner tweets, sometimes lobbyists provide a real-time look into how they might be influencing members of Congress," says a Sunlight blog post, which also explains how the foundation compiled the list.

A quick look at the list showed some tweets about superstores like Walmart and the scandal at Penn State, but there were also some substantive tweets about what was happening on the Hill.

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