TITLE

Tracking Washington

PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
MondayMorning;5/21/2012, Vol. 20 Issue 21, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that House Republicans led by Michael Burgess and Cliff Stearns are investigating whether the White House and Democrats in Congress were promised political support from drugmakers in exchange for limiting contribution of the healthcare industry under the 2010 healthcare overhaul. According to political scientist Sarah Binder, it is not unusual for House or Senate oversight committees to probe actions of the administration on policy.
ACCESSION #
75653514

 

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