The Uber Lobbyists of Washington

Meanwhile, the Ogilvy Government Relations lobbying firm—managed by Wayne Berman, a longtime GOP lobbyist who raised money for John McCain—is refashioning itself for the new crowd in town. Since 2007 it has added a half-dozen Democratic staffers, including Moses Mercado, a onetime aide to former Majority Leader Dick Gephardt, and Dean Aguillen, who had served as Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s “Director of Member Services”—essentially, her eyes and ears with House Democrats.