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Consumer Watchdog: Health Insurers & Drug Companies Contributed $5.5 Million to Top 10 Senate and House Recipients Since 2005
Date:3/9/2009

eally driving the train and whether average Americans will be tied to the tracks," said Carmen Balber, Director of Consumer Watchdog's Washington D.C. office. "HMO and drug company money will sour the President's plan for affordable, accessible health care if these industries' backers on Capitol Hill allow their financial interests to drive the debate."

Consumer Watchdog's analysis ranks industry contributions to members of the 111th Congress in the House and Senate. Totals for former Senators Clinton and Biden and President Obama are not included in the rankings. In 2007 and 2008, President Obama raised $928,316 in contributions from individuals employed by the health insurance industry, and $1,068,200 from those employed by the prescription drug industry. However, President Obama did not raise any of this money from industry PACs (political action committees).



         Top 10 Senate Recipients of          Top 10 House Recipients of
            Health Insurer Money                 Health Insurer Money

    Senator                    Amount   Representative                Amount
    McCain, John (R-AZ)       $251,834  Cantor, Eric (R-VA)          $113,850
    McConnell, Mitch (R-KY)   $200,200  Camp, Dave (R-MI)            $112,923
    Baucus, Max (D-MT)        $183,750  Pomeroy, Earl (D-ND)         $104,500
    Lieberman, Joe (I-CT)     $101,400  Boehner, John (R-OH)         $101,200
    Chambliss, Saxby (R-GA)    $98,600  Deal, Nathan (R-GA)          $100,000
    Collins, Susan (R-ME)      $96,500  Towns, Edolphus (D-NY)        $87,750
    Kyl, Jon (R-AZ)            $90,450  Rogers, Mike (R-AL)           $74,000
    Warner, Mark (D-VA)        $89,700  Blunt, Roy (R-MO)             $72,800
    Hatch, Orrin (R-UT)        $85,903  Ryan, Paul (R-WI)             $69,000
    Nelson, Ben (D-NE)         $83,300  Tanner, John (D-TN)           $68,500


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