Nothing is more Washington than taking in a quick meal or a long game to score some campaign cash. And since 2011, lawmakers have attended more than 3,300 Washington fundraisers, according to invitations collected and cataloged by The Sunlight Foundation.
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So what brings the heat to the hottest fundraising spots? Proximity to the Capitol is key driver behind the success of such fundraising circuit staples as the Capitol Hill Club, Johnny's Half Shelf and Bistro Bis, which have collectively hosted at least 785 events since last year.