The Secret Political Strategy for Unheard of Returns

If you had investment returns of 5,700% or 22,000% you'd probably be pretty happy. That's exactly the sort of returns certain industries are bagging when they spend a little money -- relatively speaking -- lobbying on Capitol Hill. In this video, contributor Aimee Duffy talks about these outsized returns and looks at which companies and organizations have spent the most money on lobbying through the first quarter of this year.

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