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House GOP releases documents on health care deals
San Francisco Chronicle

The White House played political hardball with drug industry honchos to get a 2009 deal that helped keep health care overhaul legislation from bogging down in Congress, according to internal emails released Thursday by House Republicans. Obtained from the industry by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, the emails and documents shed light on the saga of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul as its fortunes shifted back and forth in Congress.