Washington Post: Blue Dogs, key brokers in shaping health bills, see surge in contributions

Written by admin on July 31st, 2009

The Washington Post reports additional details about how Blue Dog Democrats are raising campaign financing from the health care industry during the same time legislation is being written.  Here’s the link at MSNBC:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/32231857/ns/politics-washington_post//

…the group has set a record pace for fundraising this year through its political action committee, surpassing other congressional leadership PACs in collecting more than $1.1 million through June. More than half the money came from the health-care, insurance and financial services industries, marking a notable surge in donations from those sectors compared with earlier years…

The Best Government Money Can Buy is a non partisan documentary examining the connections between campaign financing and lobbying efforts.

 

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