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Resource ID: #17205
Subject: Conflicts Of Interest
Source: Californian (Bakersfield, Calif.)
Affiliation: 
Date: June 25

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The Bakersfield Californian investigates Congressman Bill Thomas' "intensely personal" relationship with a leading health care lobbyist, Deborah Steelman. Thomas is a top health care policymaker in the House of Representatives. Anynomous sources claim that Steelman is worried that if the nature of their relationship is revealed it will damage Thomas politically. Both Thomas and Steelman are married.

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