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“Before Congress can truly meet the challenges of energy and climate change, unemployment, and financial regulation, it must address the perverse incentives that mire each and every one of its members in a perpetual race for private campaign funds.”

- Tim Wirth
Former Senator from Colorado
ACR Advisory Board Member

Money in Politics & Prescription Drugs

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Pharmaceuticals Invested Nearly $2 billion in Campaign Contributions and Lobbying

Pharmaceutical Industry Money Targeted Key Committees and Incumbents

Pharmaceutical Industry Contributions Pegged to Key Legislation

Sources: Center for Responsive Politics analysis of Federal Election Commission data; Center for Public Integrity; Senate Office of Public