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Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) speaks during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Sate, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs hearing on Capitol Hill June 27, 2018 in Washington, D.C.Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images

Corporate-Funded Outside Groups Spend Big on Hyde-Smith After ‘Public Hanging’ Comment

Mississippi Sen. Hyde-Smith has benefited from $3.7 million in outside spending since her racist remark was made public.

2018 Midterms Primary category in which blog post is published
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Donna Shalala Opposes Florida Drug Import Bill, and So Do Her Pharma Lobbyist Donors

The Democratic congresswoman and former HHS secretary called a bill to allow her state to import cheaper drugs from Canada “the silliest thing I’ve ever heard of.”

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Private Equity’s Latest Scheme: Closing Urban Hospitals and Selling Off the Real Estate

Thousands are expected to rally Thursday against the closing of Hahnemann University Hospital, a 171-year-old facility in Center City Philadelphia.