POLITICS
09/12/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Drug And Hospital Lobbyists Made Deals With White House, Senate Finance Committee In Tandem

WASHINGTON In pursuing his proposed overhaul of the health care system, President Obama has consistently presented himself as aloof from the legislative fray, merely offering broad principles. Prominent among them is the creation of a strong, government-run insurance plan to compete with private insurers and press for lower costs.

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