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More than half of the top richest US lobbys are Health related

Open Secrets dot Org 1998-2012

Lobbying Client Total
US Chamber of Commerce $941,835,680
General Electric $284,040,000
American Medical Assn $281,282,500
American Hospital Assn $235,149,136
Pharmaceutical Rsrch & Mfrs of America $232,583,920
AARP $222,822,064
National Assn of Realtors $219,817,423
Blue Cross/Blue Shield $202,740,052 

A person had made a comment on the web that AMA did a lot of lobbying.
He was correct. The AMA is the third largest lobbying group in the US

See also web

  • Time Magazine article on cost of health care Feb 2013'
    According to the Center for Responsive Politics, the pharmaceutical and health-care-product industries, combined with organizations representing doctors, hospitals, nursing homes, health services and HMOs, have spent $5.36 billion since 1998 on lobbying in Washington.
    That dwarfs the $1.53 billion spent by the defense and aerospace industries over the same period.
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