Lobbyists begin to cash in on Republican-led Congress

Ogilvy Government Affairs, which saw a 14 percent jump over last year’s haul, is also looking to take advantage of the new Congress.

“There was a logjam for awhile, but [the doc-fix] really loosened that up. People said, ‘Oh, they really can work together,’ ” said Moses Mercado, a principal at Ogilvy, a firm that added four new team members since the last first-quarter reports.