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19 million reasons no one cares if you hate the Comcast-TWC merger

03
Mar
2014

So, you think the merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable is a horrible idea. You aren’t alone. However, what you think matters very little because Comcast has deployed an army of lobbyists on Capitol Hill to do its bidding and make sure its proposed TWC merger will sail through with as little resistance as possible. Dallas News reports that Comcast spent a grand total of $18.8 million on lobbying efforts last year alone, which means it spent even more on lobbying than longtime K Street kingpins ATT and Verizon. That figure will likely increase significantly this year because Comcast is looking to make its most important acquisition in years by gobbling up Time Warner Cable in a deal that

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