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    Friday, January 11, 2008

    Mercenary firm Blackwater ramps up federal lobbying

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    According to a form posted online by the Senate's public records office, the Law firm Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice has been tapped by the company to lobby the government on contracting and other issues.

    Womble Carlyle is the third lobbying firm to be hired by the company since October.

    Blackwater has attracted congressional scrutiny and criticism from the Iraqi government and human rights groups for its involvement in several dozen shooting incidents.

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