GOP Says Obama Aides Helped Run ACA Ad Campaigns

Law360, New York (June 8, 2012, 6:32 PM EDT) -- U.S. House Republicans on Friday accused the Obama administration of partnering with the pharmaceutical industry to spend as much as $150 million on advertising in support of the health care reform law and manipulated other interest groups into backing the law.

Emails released by GOP-controlled House Energy and Commerce Committee show that White House aides, including former deputy chief of staff Jim Messina, helped form and direct two pro-health care reform 501(c)(4) groups — Healthy Economy Now and Americans for Stable Quality Care — to which...
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