** FILE ** Former lobbyist Jack Abramoff talks Feb. 6, 2012, with consumer-rights organization Public Citizen in D.C.  about his lobbying experience and his hope for change in the lobbying system. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** Former lobbyist Jack Abramoff talks Feb. 6, 2012, with consumer-rights organization Public Citizen in D.C. about his lobbying experience and his hope for change in the lobbying system. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)