Politico – WaPo Editor sold access to Obama officials for lobbyists at “Salon” in her home

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Washington Post cancels lobbyist event amid uproar
By MIKE ALLEN & MICHAEL CALDERONE | 7/2/09 8:04 AM EDT
Updated: 7/3/09 12:50 AM EDT

Washington Post publisher Katharine Weymouth said today she was canceling plans for an exclusive “salon” at her home where for as much as $250,000, the Post offered lobbyists and association executives off-the-record access to “those powerful few” — Obama administration officials, members of Congress, and even the paper’s own reporters and editors. Read entire article at LINK

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