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INVESTIGATION: 'Socially conscious' Democratic lobby firm working for Wal-Mart to kill labor bill

Chris Kromm
In the world of cut-throat Washington lobbying, Virginia-based D & P Creative Strategies wants you to think they're different. The slogan of the small firm - which proudly states on its website that it's "100% minority and woman-owned" - is "Consulting with a Social Conscience." As if to separate themselves from the image of the mercenary, anything-for-the-money culture of K Street, the company instead projects an image of mission-based lobbying with values: