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"… y important.” Another Center for Public Integrity investigation, on the insurance industry’s ties to state regulators, was awarded second place in the business cat …"

"… gory. The insurance project, “Drink, dinners, junkets and jobs: how the insurance industry courts state commissioners,” illustrated the “cozy relationships, revo …"

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"… given Hensarling more than $1.35 million in contributions, just behind the insurance industry ($1.4 million) and the securities and investment industry ($1.41 million), …"

"… ttee and leadership PAC for his 2016 re-election campaign, behind only the insurance industry ($430,850) and securities and investment firms ($414,945). Hensarling’s …"

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"… y these regulators can affect some of the country's largest companies. The insurance industry does its best to keep commissioners close through dinners and campaign con …"

"… who have left their posts in the last decade have gone on to work for the insurance industry. Just two moved into consumer advocacy. Keep reading How a South Dakota …"

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"… ibuted to this story. This story was co-published with TIME.  …"

"… surance rates, investigate complaints and scrutinize company finances. But insurance industry cash is also flowing to campaigns for governor. In seven states holding gu …"

"… e the power to appoint their state’s insurance regulator. All told, the insurance industry has pumped more than $6 million into political efforts aimed at those doze …"

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"… The stakes are enormous. Because Congress has long left regulation of the insurance industry to the states, these little-known regulators, one per state, wield immense …"

"… ate Politics. Four of those 11 states ban contributions from the insurance industry. Above all, there is a steady drumbeat of lobbyists wining and dining com …"

"… e expertise’ Of the 50 sitting commissioners, 24 came directly from the insurance industry or had worked for an insurer.  “You get somebody with expertise, a …"

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"… ptember primary. The implication that she had a cozy relationship with the insurance industry was ridiculous, she said. Ralph Nader had once praised her as the best ins …"

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"… are Act, which contained numerous consumer protections and regulations the insurance industry hated. Just before news of WellPoint’s proposed rate increase reached C …"

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"… w because I participated in many meetings of the HLC during my years as an insurance industry executive. The campaign of fear, uncertainty and doubt — or FUD, to use …"

"… ents a government takeover. This past week, we got a glimpse into how the insurance industry and its political allies will give the “government takeover” campaign …"

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"… o get the insurance protection they need. The reform law made many of the insurance industry’s most despised practices illegal, like refusing to offer coverage to ap …"

"… e more affordable and to reduce the complexity that has defined the health insurance industry for decades. “Coverage is not as affordable as many people need it to b …"

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"… 00 million spent by the Chamber in 2009 and 2010 on such ads came from the insurance industry. “We intend to vigorously defend against this lawsuit,” Aetna spokesw …"

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"… used for decades to defeat reform efforts. When I was still working as an insurance industry PR guy, my colleagues and I settled on “government takeover of health ca …"

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"… d to shrinking profit margins — and to the latest silver bullet from the insurance industry: high-deductible plans. Before Obama signed the Affordable Care Act, insu …"

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"… oinsurance obligations. Members of Congress who wrote the law fell for the insurance industry’s propaganda that “choice and competition” are what the American peo …"

"… petition” are what the American people need and want. No, it is what the insurance industry wants. When people do get past the account set-up phase, they have to spen …"

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"… ty,” Kerns said. “Does it look as if legislators are cozying up to the insurance industry, and if it does, how does that look to their constituents?” J. Robert H …"

"… th committee and executive committee adopted as final this past March. The insurance industry is the top donor to Keiser’s campaigns, according to the National Instit …"

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"… e back 20 years. Almost exactly 20 years, in fact. I was a PR guy for the insurance industry in 1993, and I had joined forces with special interest trade associations, …"

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"… eporter Chris Frates disclosed how America’s Health Insurance Plans, the insurance industry biggest PR and lobbying group, funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars t …"

"… ls itself the voice of small business but which I know from my days in the insurance industry has often been a voice for my former bosses. Insurers are delighted that …"

"… s. If AHIP spent that $850,000 in a way that could easily be traced to the insurance industry, the campaign to get the tax repealed would be considered — rightly — …"

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"… pocket for medical care. There were many reasons why I left my job in the insurance industry, but near the top of the list was the expectation that I be, for all pract …"

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"… by the public than your own company or industry. This is a staple of the insurance industry’s playbook —my former colleagues know that they’re not especially po …"

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"… . It was so needed, she told Congress, that even studies conducted by the insurance industry showed that the majority of people asked said that they would prefer to wo …"

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"… rance is banned in 2014 and, in so doing, become unwitting soldiers in the insurance industry’s ongoing battle to gut the consumer protections in ObamaCare.Back to th …"

"… nd that was never going to happen. A few years before I left my job in the insurance industry I was forced out of a plan I liked—a PPO—because my employer decided t …"

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"… ccepted hundreds of millions of dollars over the past two decades from the insurance industry in an effort to kill or weaken health reform initiatives designed to prote …"

"… t’s complicated—so complicated that unless you are a reader of obscure insurance industry newsletters, you’ve probably never heard about this, even though it has …"

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"… o pay out of pocket if we get sick or injured.Even though HHS did give the insurance industry some wiggle room on the essential benefits and the upper limits of deducti …"

"… that matter, Kalamazoo.Still, let’s not get too comfortable. The health insurance industry is not waving the white flag by any means. Karen Ignagni, president of Ame …"

"… oung afford policies that are worth paying money for. Having worked in the insurance industry for many years, I have much more confidence in the bureaucrats at the Depa …"

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"… d participation in the system.”Take it from me, a 20-year veteran of the insurance industry: that line about commitment to a strong safety net for “our nation’s m …"

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"… plan have received almost twice as much in campaign contributions from the insurance industry this election cycle as members who voted against it ($14 million to $7.4 m …"

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"… alk about health care reform, I was asked to write a policy paper that the insurance industry would use to “educate” people about the uninsured. I found that if you …"

"… ple, that young adults comprise almost a third of the uninsured. We in the insurance industry perpetuated the belief that those young people consider themselves so bull …"

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"… lth care is delivered in this country — which is locally — and how the insurance industry has evolved.  Only those of us of a certain age can remember the days …"

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"… kel contributed to this report. Graphic design by Paul Williams. …"

"… s America’s Health Insurance Plans.Much of the money rolled in as health insurance industry leaders lauded the Democrats’ reform efforts.“We are ready to be accou …"

"… ership PAC.Behind Cantor, Rep. David Camp, R-Mich., ranks second in health insurance industry contributions. The chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee …"

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"… ections live on.For Monday, I will write about what we can expect from the insurance industry in the months ahead. And I will write about other people, like that man in …"

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"… s championing, first behind the scenes and then publicly, on behalf of the insurance industry. Candidate Obama said he didn’t believe it was right for people to be fo …"

"… which was looking increasingly likely, they would set their sights on the insurance industry. They most certainly would attempt to ban many of the industry-wide practi …"

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