WhenGeorgeW. Bushwon the election inDecember 2000, didall those defeated members of Congress and White Houseofficials make the mean trek in the snow to the unemployment insurance offices, or did they instead have their drivers chauffeur them to their new lucrative jobs on K Street in downtown Washington? K Street, for the uninitiated, is the home of hundreds of lobbying and public affairs organizations eager to employ these legislators and officials for their influence and relationship with former colleagues and inside knowledge of the legislative process.