Powerhouse: Patton Boggs' deal to acquire the Breaux Lott Leadership Group combines one of K Street's largest firms with one of its emerging powerhouses, The National Law Journal reports.
New Recall: Toyota Motor Corp may recall up to 270,000 vehicles worldwide to fix an engine glitch, with Japan's Asahi newspaper reporting the move could cost the car maker up to 20 billion yen ($228 million), according to Reuters.
Bad Reception: Apple Inc. has been sued by iPhone customers in at least three complaints related to antenna problems on its newest model, Reuters reports.
Moving: Sallie Mae, the nation's largest student lender, has decided to move its corporate headquarters from Reston, Va., to Delaware, the Washington Post reports.
Lobby Biz: In a remarkable season of lobbying, business is booming for the Podesta Group, already one of Washington’s biggest players, The New York Times reports.
Quitting: House Chief Administrative Officer Dan Beard resigned Thursday afternoon after House lawmakers chose to withhold $20 million of his office budget, according to Politico.