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Neomi Rao, President Donald Trump's nominee for the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, testifies during a Senate Judiciary confirmation hearing on February 5, 2019 in Washington, D.C.Zach Gibson/Getty Images

Koch Political Group Pushes Koch-Funded Academic for D.C. Circuit Court

Former law professor Noemi Rao is facing headwinds in her judicial nomination, so Charles Koch’s Americans for Prosperity is stepping in.

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Days After Taking Money from Big Pharma, Bucshon Criticized Trump’s Drug Price Disclosure Rule

Bucshon's recent donors include the PACs of drug companies that sued the government to block the disclosure rule.

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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.