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[Washington Babylon]

Coming Soon: Colonel Qaddafi, Libya’s George Washington


From O’Dwyer’s:

Libya paid more than $750K in fees since September to The Livingston Group for its work to improve ties with the U.S. That sum generated half of the firm’s foreign fees.

The firm of former Speaker-designate Bob Livingston organized events at Libya’s Embassy, met with Senators/Congressmen, pitched corporations (ExxonMobil, Carlyle Group, Northrop Grumman) and squired a military delegation around D.C., according to TLG’s federal filing.

Lobbyist Lauri Fitz-Pegado is one of those helping handle the Libya account. Formerly with Hill & Knowlton, Fitz-Pegado is best known for her work promoting the first Gulf War.

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