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Former health policy aides try to shape ex-employers’ positions from K Street


At least 69 people formerly employed by some of the 40 or so Congressional leaders present at yesterday's healthcare summit have gone through the revolving door to lobby for the health industry, representing a combined 180 companies and trade associations, Center for Responsive Politics data shows. Many worked on health issues as Hill aides, garnering policy chops on the issues that matter to health insurance companies, medical professionals associations, and pharmaceutical companies. But they also have easier access to their former colleagues on Capitol Hill.

As Nancy Pelosi's chief of staff, Judith Lemons served continuously as the House ...

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The upper chamber and the slower filing


With ten minutes to go before the midnight filing deadline, the only senator whose campaign finance report has made it through is Barbara Mikulksi. All available Senate filing summaries as of 11:50pm, as compiled by Sunlight, are downloadable here.

Darlene Fitzgerald Price, a former US Customs special agent gunning to replace retiring Kentucky Sen. Jim Bunning, has collected about $18,000 this quarter, and spent about $8,000. Billy Parson, aiming to unseat embattled Nevada Sen. John Ensign, has raised $23,000 and spent $22,000, incurring $20,000 in debt.

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