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Beverage industry douses tax on soft drinks

LATIMES.COM | Tom Hamburger and Kim Geiger | February 7, 10 at 09:02 AM

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Beverage industry douses tax on soft drinks

The idea had been floated as a way to finance a healthcare overhaul while combating obesity. But the industry has lobbied key lawmakers and financed scientific studies favorable to its position.  ...

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Lobbyists slime their way into Congressional Record

NYTIMES.COM | ROBERT PEAR | November 15, 09 at 08:03 AM

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Lobbyists slime their way into Congressional Record

In the official record of the historic House debate on overhauling health care, the speeches of many lawmakers echo with similarities. Often, that was no accident. Statements by more than a dozen...

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