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Turning The Camera Around: Health Care Stakeholders

When 22 senators started working over the first health care overhaul bill on June 17, the news cameras were pointed at them -- except for NPR's photographer, who turned his lens on the lobbyists. Whatever bill emerges from Congress will affect one-sixth of the economy, and stakeholders have mobilized. We've begun to identify some of the faces in the hearing room, and we want to keep the process going. Know someone in these photos? Let us know who that someone is -- e-mail dollarpolitics@npr.org or let us know via Twitter @DollarPolitics.

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In The Room At 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building

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As senators took up the health care reform bill, NPR looked at who was watching them.

Other People In The Room

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Kate Leeson

Holland & Knight

Firm's 2008 lobbying income from health care clients: $2.3 million

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Al Guida

Guida Consulting Services

Firm's 2008 lobbying income from health care clients: $280,000

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Brian Rasmussen

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Group's 2008 lobbying expenditures: $100,000

 

Credits: Photos by Robb Hill for NPR

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