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Silicon Valley gets in on the DC secret-money game

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Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, attends the Digital Life Design (DLD) conference on January 27, 2009 in Munich, Germany. DLD brings together global leaders and creators from the digital world. Sean Gallup/Getty Images for Burda Media

One of the tech companies pushing for more H1B visas is Facebook. The company's CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently launched a bipartisan coalition called Forward U.S. to help lobby for immigration reform. But this group has other items on its agenda that some have found surprising.

For more on this, we're joined now by Tony Romm of Politico.  

CORRECTION: In our conversation with Tony Romm at Politico, we misspoke coming out of a clip of an advertisement in support of drilling in Alaska. The host said the ad referred to the Keystone Pipeline, not the Alaskan natural gas pipeline. The Keystone pipeline runs from Canada into the northern U.S. states.

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