Microsoft Lobbying Congress Over Yahoo Acquisition

Microsoft has begun lobbying Congress even before its $44.6 billion bid for Yahoo has been accepted, while Google, the real object of Microsoft's concern, has started to raise objections on Capitol Hill. Top Microsoft executives, including General Counsel Brad Smith and Jack Krumholz, head of the company's Washington office, contacted the offices of key lawmakers on Friday, one day after the unsolicited bid for Yahoo was announced.

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