From AP - Health care lobbyists target returning Congress Both for and against Obamacare, the lobbyists are spending millions targeting Congress to make their cases.
Given the unprecidented access to information constituents have today, if I were a member of Congress, I would be more concerned about what my constituents think than what any lobbyist does. The lobbyist might "donate" money to your campaign but your constituents will kick you out of office if you are not representing your constituents.
Lobbyists do not butter your bread on Election Day, your constituents do.
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