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Articles By Andrew Perez

Top Democratic Consultants Work for Anti–Medicare for All Campaign

The industry-led Partnership for America’s Health Care Future, which has assailed Democratic presidential candidates’ reform plans, is drawing on Democratic firms for assistance.

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Big Pharma Keeps Bankrolling House Republicans’ Dark Money Arm

The leading pharmaceutical lobby gave to numerous Republican groups—and one key Democratic one.

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DSCC Raked In Cash From Health Care and Fossil Fuel Lobbyists Before Endorsing Hickenlooper

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is intervening in Colorado’s crowded Senate primary to boost a candidate who opposes Medicare for All and the Green New Deal.

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Health Industry Lobbyists Pump More Money into Democrats’ Congressional Campaign Arm

Lobbyists who represent health industry companies and trade groups campaigning against Medicare for All have become valuable fundraising assets for the DCCC.

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Top Hospital Lobbyist Predicts Pelosi Will Block Vote on Medicare for All

Medicare for All opponents have donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to Pelosi and House Democratic leaders.

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As it Works to Stifle Primary Challengers, DCCC Takes More Money from Corporate Lobbyists

A number of lobbyists representing major health insurers and oil and gas giants are bundling big checks for the DCCC.