Dan Eggen and Kimberly Kindy

Industry Lobby Spends $1.4 Million Per Day

Record-breaking lobbying campaign by industry has 350 former lawmakers and Congressional aides
Originally at WashingtonPost.com
July 6, 2009 -- The nation's largest insurers, hospitals and medical groups have hired more than 350 former government staff members and retired members of Congress in hopes of influencing their old bosses and colleagues, according to an analysis of lobbying disclosures and other records.
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