Lawmakers opposed to healthcare reform are boosted by industry campaign contributions

Senators opposed to three healthcare reform bills have received an average of $14,000 to $24,000 more in campaign contributions from the healthcare industry than sponsors of those bills, the impact of which will threaten their profits.

Senators who have refused to cosponsor bills that would reshape the nation’s ailing healthcare system have received an average of $14,000 to $24,000 more in campaign contributions from the nation’s biggest healthcare companies than lawmakers who have signed on as sponsors of one of three major reform bills, according to a MapLight analysis.

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