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"… s and associations that represent them spent $88 million alone on lobbying Congress and federal agencies on all kinds of issues, according to the Center for R …"

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"… xt procedure. In a letter sent today, a California lawmaker is calling on Congress to investigate what the FDA and device makers are doing to prevent more in …"

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"… were so united in their opposition to Berwick that Obama had to wait until Congress was in recess to appoint him.  Berwick struck fear in the hearts of t …"

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"… Inc. in September 2008 sent the financial system into a tailspin that led Congress to approve a $700 billion bailout of the U.S. banking system. Many of the …"

"… reaction that killed dozens more banks and mortgage lenders. Weeks later, Congress approved the bailout of the financial system and soon nearly every major f …"

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"… on Post and The Nation published columns he wrote supporting it, and after Congress failed to pass a constitutional amendment meant to overturn Citizens Unite …"

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"… had no takers. “It shows how deeply ingrained the race for money is in Congress and that there’s an ever-increasing focus on money,” Deutch told the C …"

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"… What Everyone Needs to Know About the Affordable Care Act. …"

"… re reform debate. Private insurers set out to persuade President Obama and Congressional leaders that they were trustworthy. Lawmakers were led to believe, fo …"

"… an to waffle. It became clear to me as well as public option supporters in Congress that industry lobbyists had gotten to him. In an effort to keep the public …"

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"… Plans and boasts 1.8 million members, also is “mobilizing” to pressure Congress and the White House to back off. It pleads its case in a video ad. T …"

"… esigned to tout the benefits of Medicare Advantage and solidify support in Congress. In the past, the group has persuaded many lawmakers to call for a ro …"

"… g.”  The Government Accountability Office, the watchdog arm of Congress, also is auditing Medicare Advantage billing practices. Results are due la …"

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"… general is unsure how often burn pits were used after 2009. That’s when Congress passed a law prohibiting the open-air burning of hazardous waste by the mi …"

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"… sm for our elections," argued Lisa Gilbert, director of Public Citizen’s Congress Watch project, who joined a host of other liberals and reformists in deman …"

"… ublic Integrity that while some election law issues raised are "clearly in Congress' court," not that of the FEC, "hopefully we will use today to see where we …"

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"… cute the new violations to the full extent of the law.” Other members of Congress also weighed in. “I will be very interested to hear the government’s …"

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"… happen to our health care system if Republicans increase their control of Congress and win the White House in 2016. Gone would be the part of Obamacare that …"

"… sured or underinsured. Against the wishes of insurance industry lobbyists, Congress restricted insurers’ ability to charge older folks more than three times …"

"… of just a “vision,” as Burr, Hatch and Upton refer to their ideas, the Congressional Budget Office would have to assess the effect it would have on the bu …"

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"… ion. Political interference from the chemical industry and Republicans in Congress has prevented the IRIS program from completing many chemical assessments, …"

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"… arred from lobbying his former colleagues for the first year after leaving Congress. But that didn’t keep him from bluntly advertising his ability to i …"

"… for the industry, he would be joining at least 97 other former members of Congress that have lobbied for the largest defense companies from 2003 through 2014 …"

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"… ated, as you correctly state, by President Nixon’s recommendation to the Congress, the issue of the environment was a very nonpartisan, bipartisan issue. Th …"

"… lines. The public demand for action has declined so that those people in Congress in Republican districts are not feeling any pressure from their constituen …"

"… me demands for some agency like EPA, some new agency, to take over, or the Congress itself would have to wrestle with these problems. And believe me, they wou …"

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"… ” according to new federal campaign finance disclosures. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, meanwhile, reported receiving $38,392.06 on Dec. …"

"… as a “building fund contribution.” Campaign finance changes passed by Congress in mid-December and subsequently signed into law by President Barack Obama …"

"… assed, but the new law allows donors to give more. The National Republican Congressional Committee reported receiving contributions for a recount fund both be …"

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"… long-range bombers, subs and missiles — over the next three decades. The Congressional Budget Office report last month estimated the cost of this ambitious …"

"… ld standby,” essentially mothballing it. But a defense bill approved by Congress and signed by the president in December authorized a $345 million budget f …"

"… eporters the administration decided as a result to propose the same amount Congress had approved while it completes new Congressionally-mandated studies of po …"

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"… st to curb overpayments, but have run into stiff opposition from Congress. Many members note that the program is expanding rapidly and is popular wi …"

"… Advantage program has grown rapidly under the risk-scoring formula, which Congress enacted in 2003. Officials expect Medicare Advantage to cost taxpayers as …"

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"… nt cash infusion for the FEC in Obama's fiscal 2016 budget proposal, which Congress will assuredly slice up, add to or otherwise amend before returning it to …"

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"… ds to Know About the Affordable Care Act. …"

"… the responsibility on that front.  It ruled in 2012 that even though Congress intended for all the states to expand their Medicaid programs to include m …"

"… m are choosing to remain uninsured. Although the Obama administration and Congressional Democrats who voted for the law don’t talk much about it, a signifi …"

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"… nate, the EPA faces the prospect of several bills passing both chambers of Congress that would make it even more difficult for the agency to issue rules. &nbs …"

"… tion. The bill requires the executive branch to execute the laws passed by Congress in the least costly way, and with better public input, to find the most ef …"

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"… came on the heels of an announcement Sunday that Obama would ask Congress to extend wilderness protection to portions of Alaska’s Arctic National …"

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"… dustry found ways to thwart Jackson's plan with the help of Republicans in Congress. Although the GOP didn’t control either chamber in Obama's first two yea …"

"… ontrol over the EPA with spending bills. Even with gridlock in Washington, Congress has to pass such bills if it wants to keep the government open. This allow …"

"… instructed the EPA to adopt the academy’s recommendations and explain to Congress how it was going to implement them for ongoing and new assessments. In an …"

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"… investigation the Center for Public Integrity published in July that found Congress has systematically weakened the IRS’ exempt organizations division in re …"

"… eptical the regulations will make much of a difference without a change in Congress’ attitude: “I can’t blame [regulators] for keeping their heads down …"

"… ators] for keeping their heads down under the current circumstances. Until Congress changes its mind on this issue, there will be no regulation.” Since mem …"

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"… publicans take control of the House and Senate, though what fixes, if any, Congress might prescribe—and whether any can get a signature from the President …"

"… ssage, but that others can put significant pressure on state governments. Congress passed the Affordable Care Act in 2010 to help pay for health care coverag …"

"… ng these jobs. At least 26 states have taken up bills that would petition Congress to let states make their own health-care financing decisions. The campaign …"

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"… ordable Care Act. …"

"… are complicated, but ultimately, people needing insurance are a loser. The Congressional Budget Office and the Joint Committee on Taxation estimate that chang …"

"… p all that new revenue they’re getting. The industry and its friends in Congress—which even includes liberals like Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota and Eliza …"

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"… groups wield, they think mainly about the work they do lobbying members of Congress. Much less attention is paid to how they use public relations and advertis …"

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"… r columnist for the Center for Public Integrity.) In the two years before Congress passed health care reform in 2010, Apco won at least two contracts with AH …"

"… “From Toxic to Truthful: Turning the Tide on Phthalates.” Even though Congress eventually banned the use of certain types of phthalates in chil …"

"… akers a lot easier. “If we’re concerned about a particular member [of Congress], we will educate that constituency and encourage people to weigh in with …"

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"… wing power of the Medicare Advantage industry and its sway over members of Congress. The series also foreshadows possible problems with the Affordable Care Ac …"

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"… on said. The Toxics Release Inventory, also called the TRI, dates to 1986. Congress launched it after a methyl isocyante gas leak from a Union Carbide pestici …"

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