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Eric Lipton, New York Times: The Champion Series

Articles in this series are examining members of Congress and their advocacy for favorite industries or causes.

Support Is Mutual for Senator and Utah Industry
Support Is Mutual for Senator and Utah Industry
By ERIC LIPTON

Senator Orrin G. Hatch has helped the nutritional supplement industry, and been rewarded with donations.

June 21, 2011USNEWS
A Congressman’s Pet Project; a Railroad’s Boon
A Congressman’s Pet Project; a Railroad’s Boon
By ERIC LIPTON

Representative John L. Mica has been the 61-mile SunRail line’s biggest supporter since he first proposed it in 1992.

June 28, 2011USNEWS

Congress’s Man of the Vines, Including His Own
Congress’s Man of the Vines, Including His Own
By ERIC LIPTON

Representative Mike Thompson is not only the wine industry’s foremost champion in Washington. He is also a vineyard owner.

July 4, 2011USNEWS

Ex-Lawmaker Still a Friend of Hospitals
Ex-Lawmaker Still a Friend of Hospitals
By ERIC LIPTON

Former Representative Earl Pomeroy’s partnership with an aide helps him avoid restrictions on lobbying after leaving Congress.

August 6, 2011USNEWS

A Businessman in Congress Helps His District and Himself
A Businessman in Congress Helps His District and Himself
By ERIC LICHTBLAU

Representative Darrell Issa’s private and business lives often overlap, with at least some of his government actions helping make him richer.

August 15, 2011USNEWS

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