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GRAPHIC: Agribusiness spent a record-breaking $165 million on federal lobbying last year

Agriculture companies and industry groups spent more than $165 million to lobby Congress last year, according to data from OpenSecrets, a nonprofit that collects information on money in politics. The OpenSecrets data goes back to 1998. Since then, lobbying spending by the agriculture sector had previously peaked at around $154 million in 2013, a Farm […]