Eric Lipton

national reporter in the Washington bureau of the New York Times

Eric Lipton appears in the following:

Deceptive Lobbying Steers Debate on Highway Bill

Thursday, April 02, 2015

As Congress debates whether to allow bigger trucks on the nation's highways, trucking and railway industries hope to sway lawmakers through deceptive lobbying tactics. 

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The Secret Government Relationship Worth Millions

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

A New York Times investigation finds that state attorneys general have formed unprecedented alliances with energy firms—relationships worth millions.

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Lobbyists Aim to Charm State Attorneys General

Thursday, October 30, 2014

More lax disclosure requirements and revolving-door restrictions have allowed lobbyists and lawyers to have more access to try to sway the opinion of state attorneys general.

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Today's Highlights | February 12, 2014

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Also On Today's Show: Alaska has been experiencing abnormally warm weather this winter, which is presenting all sorts of challenges and even dangers...A federal lawsuit reveals that t...

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The Lobbying Behind the Minimum Wage

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

In his State of the Union speech, President Obama called for a hike in the minimum wage. Now the lobbying efforts - for and against - are underway. Eric Lipton, Washington correspondent for The New York Times, discusses his reporting on a few key groups trying to win the public relations battle.


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After Sandy: Housing Recovery

Thursday, November 08, 2012

Eric Lipton, Washington correspondent for The New York Times, discusses the government effort to provide housing assistance for those displaced by Sandy. Then, WNYC reporter Cindy Rodriguez talks about local aid for the displaced. 


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U.S. Diplomats and Boeing

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Eric Lipton, Washington correspondent for The New York Times, discusses the WikiLeaks cables that reveal the U.S. diplomatic role in selling Boeing to the rest of the world.

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Rangel's Fundraising Scandal

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Eric Lipton, investigative reporter for the Washington bureau at the New York Times, talks about the ethics charges against Congressman Rangel having to do with fundraising for a City College educational center named after him, how common these kinds of donations are, and what an oil company has to do with it.

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International Backlash at New US Airline Security

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Air travelers from any of 14 countries specified by the Obama administration will be subjected to extra security procedures if they wish to fly into the U.S. This measure is a direct...

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Intelligence and Flight Security in 2009

Thursday, December 31, 2009

Later today, President Obama gets a preliminary report on what went wrong in the country's airport security systems. One of the things the report will mention is how U.S. intelligence...

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White House Objects to Foreign Investment, Cites National Security

Friday, December 18, 2009

Increased international investment in U.S. properties is one sign that the global economic downturn is easing. But the Obama administration isn't pleased by all of the proposed invest...


Hot on the trail of the bailout funds

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Remember way back when Congress handed out $350 billion to bailout the financial services industry? Well people are starting to wonder where that money went. New York Times reporter, ...


Bailout veterans cash in

Monday, December 29, 2008

Happy days are here again for a group of former senior government officials who were involved in the savings and loan bailout of the 1990s. Now they are lawyers, investors, and lobbyi...