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Industry Gives Big Money To GOP Senators Backing Device Reforms, But Buys Into Clinton Over Trump, 14-1

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In the 2016 election race, the most generous device and diagnostic industry contributors donated heavily to Senate Republicans giving legislative attention to FDA regulatory reforms – Richard Burr, N.C., Kelly Ayotte, N.H., Pat Toomey, Pa. – running close races against Democrat challengers. But while industry primarily backs GOP senators, they also favor Hillary Clinton (D) over Donald Trump (R) with their donations, 14-1.

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