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Old 11-19-2009, 06:30 AM
 
Location: Austin
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WASHINGTON (CNNMoney.com) -- The price tag to influence the health care debate in the halls of Congress has surpassed $600 million and is fast becoming a legislative record breaker.

Reaching beyond the half-billion mark, the total spent on lobbyists, television ads and political donations is enough to pay the insurance tab for about 45,000 families a year.

Full Story at: Health reform: $600 million on political influence - Nov. 18, 2009

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