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Pioneer Profiles: George W. Bush's $100,000 Club
Name: James C. Langdon, Jr.
Occupation: Managing Partner, Akin Gump Straus Hauer & Feld
Industry: Lawyers & Lobbyists
Home: Washington, DC

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Langdon heads the energy practice of this corporate law firm, representing multinational oil and gas companies, as well as oil-producing foreign nations. He helps these clients cut financial and privatization deals. Although he is not a registered lobbyist, Langdon involves himself in energy-related issues before Congress. Langdon is a personal friend of Bush, who has taken a lead role in his beltway fundraising. In this role, Langdon was on the hot seat after Bush spent more than half of the record $68 million he had raised by the time of the New Hampshire primary—and still got trounced by John McCain. “People have been questioning, ‘Where are we on the spending?’” Langdon said at the time. “There’s a decent amount of that kind of discussion. You can’t get beat like that and not have this happen.” Langdon’s father was a Texas Railroad Commissioner during the ‘60s and ‘70s. During this oil regulatory agency’s energy-crisis hey day, the three powerful commissioners acted as a mini-OPEC, controlling how much oil Texas produced. 

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