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House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 12, 2013.

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House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 12, 2013.

Boehner-Linked Funding Helps House Republicans Raise $4 Million

The campaign arm of House Republicans raised $4 million last month, including $1.2 million sent from two committees linked to House Speaker John Boehner. Friends of John Boehner, the Ohio Republican’s campaign committee, sent $835,000 to the National Republican Congressional...

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Pfizer Inc.'s German headquarters in Berlin.

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Pfizer Inc.'s German headquarters in Berlin.

Pfizer, Aetna Help Both Parties Reload for Governors’ Races

Pfizer Inc. and Aetna Inc. were among the biggest donors to the Democratic Governors Association and the Republican Governors Association in the final weeks of 2012, as the political groups replenished their treasuries to prepare for 38 gubernatorial contests this...

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Eli Lilly & Co. antidepressant Cymbalta.

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Eli Lilly & Co. antidepressant Cymbalta.

Drugmakers Gave Republican While Employees Backed Obama

Political committees controlled by U.S. drugmakers including Johnson & Johnson and Eli Lilly & Co. favored Republican political candidates in the November election even as workers at the companies were writing checks to get President Barack Obama re-elected. Political action...

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A Planned Parenthood rally in Richmond.

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A Planned Parenthood rally in Richmond.

Drug-makers Fund Birth Control-Cutting Lawmakers, Investors Say

Investors that manage about $155 billion in assets have written to four drug companies that market contraception,complaining about their indirect support of U.S. lawmakers who have voted to end federal support for birth control. The letters to Merck & Co.,...

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