WASHINGTON -- If Rep. Bill McCollum is elected House Republican whip next month, his victory will owe something to the efforts of Doyle BarrieR, the chief lobbyist for the Conference of State Bank Supervisors.

The 35-year-old lobbyist has taken a leave of absence from the state bank supervisors' group to help the lawmaker, who first brought him to Washington more than a decade ago.

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