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Pro-painkiller echo chamber shaped policy amid drug epidemic

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Drugmakers fought domino effect of Washington opioid limits

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High profits fertilize five new marijuana ballot measures

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South Carolina ethics commission narrows governor’s allowed use of football tickets

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Tight North Carolina governor's race fought by outsiders

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South Carolina Legislature passes ethics reform

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How Big Tobacco lobbies to safeguard e-cigarettes

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E-cigarette laws written with the help of Reynolds American

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Amid federal gridlock, lobbying rises in the states

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Here are the interests lobbying in every statehouse

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Conservative national groups battle in the states over Constitution redo

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Groups decrying 'dark money' use shadowy money themselves

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National liberal groups to push 'record' number of 2016 ballot measures

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