BGR Group (Barbour, Griffith & Rogers) is a lobbying firm based in Washington DC, three blocks from the White House, and also has an office in London. The firm was founded in 1991 by Ed Rogers and Haley Barbour.
In 2013 the firm was paid $13.7 million for lobbying and its three largest clients were the Republic of India, Ukraine Chevron Corp. and the State of Kazakhstan. The firm employs various former political figures including Ambassador Kurt Volker, Jeffrey Birnbaum, and Gov. Haley Barbour. Rick Kessler, a lobbyist working for BGR Group, was running for a seat in the Maryland House of Delegates in May, 2014.
In 2014 Huffington Post reported that BGR Group was "at the center of [a] lobbyist network" supporting Republican Senator Thad Cochran, while he fought a tight primary election race against Tea Party candidate, Chris McDaniel.
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- BGR About page, http://www.bgrdc.com/about.html
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- Pace, Richard (21 Apr 2015). "BGR Public Relations Firm Hired By South Korea". EPR news site. EverythingPR.
- Gale, Alistair (21 Apr 2015). "South Korea Hires PR Agency Ahead of Abe Speech". Wall Street Journal.
- Dexter Filkins. "Was There a Connection Between a Russian Bank and the Trump Campaign? A team of computer scientists sifted through records of unusual Web traffic in search of answers". NewYorker.com. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
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