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Sep 18 2017
12:42 am

Tom Humphrey ...

Sen. Lamar Alexander’s efforts to craft a bipartisan bill to shore up Obamacare are drawing “hostile fire” from a fellow Republican Senate committee chairman, reports Politico.

Alexander is “stealing our jurisdiction,” Senate Finance Chairman Sen. Orrin Hatch told POLITICO, referring to the turf split between his panel and Alexander’s HELP Committee. “It’s pretty hard to get excited about what he’s doing.”



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Hatch campaign funding from opensecrets.org ...

Top Industries, 2013 - 2018
INDUSTRY TOTAL INDIVIDUALS PACS
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products $543,509 $200,609 $342,900
Securities & Investment $492,950 $376,950 $116,000
Lobbyists $374,077 $366,650 $7,427
Lawyers/Law Firms $283,365 $183,185 $100,180
Insurance $273,950 $35,050 $238,900

Senate GOP spat: Alexander versus Hatch

Orrin G Hatch campaign funding

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