Russian bank hires ex-senators to fight sanctions

September 2, 2014 6:43 PM

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A Russian bank hit with sanctions by President Obama has hired two former senators to lobby against the punishment in Washington.

Former Senate Republican leader Trent Lott and John Breaux, a Democrat, have been named the main lobbyists for Gazprombank in registration forms reported by the Center for Public Integrity. They have been a powerhouse duo on K Street for years.

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