Blackburn says it's "absurd" to think all that money she got from opioid industry influenced her vote to protect the opioid industry profits.

U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn gets a mention in a Washington Post report on political consequences facing members of Congress who supported 2016 legislation “that hampered the Drug Enforcement Administration’s enforcement efforts against the opioid industry."

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To date, the failure to expand Medicaid / TennCare has cost the State of Tennessee ? in lost federal funding.