Senators Who Opposed Tobacco Bill Received Top Dollar From Industry

07/12/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Halimah Abdullah McClatchy

WASHINGTON - Among the 17 senators who voted against allowing the Food and Drug Administration to regulate tobacco are some of the top recipients of campaign contributions from the tobacco industry, which has donated millions of dollars to lawmakers in the past several campaign cycles.

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