Jumbo Shrimp and Lobster Tails: D.C.’s Fund-Raising Hot Spots

WASHINGTON — Night after night in Washington, you can find lobbyists and deep-pocketed donors plowing through chafing-dish chow at political fund-raisers held at the city’s hot spots, like James Beard-awarded outposts and waterfront behemoths. Filings with the Federal Election Commission, in which federal candidates report campaign financial activity, show what a big business it is.…

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