According to the Center for Responsive Politics analysis,

pharmaceutical and health product companies currently employ nearly three-dozen former members of Congress. As of March, here is the list of former Senators- and Congressmen-turned-lobbyists, as well as the companies that have hired them.

NameHired By

Bill Archer Schering-Plough Corp

Dick Armey Medicines Co

James L. Bacchus Generic Pharmaceutical Assn

L.A. “Skip” Bafalis XStream Systems

Jim Blanchard Medicines Co

Henry Bonilla Roche Group

John Breaux Pharmaceutical Rsrch & Mfrs of America

Bill Brewster Astellas Pharma USA, Eli Lilly & Co, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Novartis AG, Pharmaceutical Rsrch & Mfrs of America, Purdue Pharma

Dale Bumpers Sanofi-Aventis

Daniel R. Coats Medicines Co

Alfonse M. D’Amato Calspan-Univ of Buffalo Research Center

Jim Davis Biotechnology Industry Organization

Dennis Deconcini American Assn for Health Freedom, Coalition To PreserveDSHEA, Apollo Advisors, Plasma Protein Therapeutics Assn, Research Corporation Technologies Inc, Sanofi-Aventis, Sepracor Inc

Bob Dole Celgene Corp

Thomas J. Downey Cochlear Corp, Herbalife International

Vic Fazio Tyco International, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic Inc

Jack M. Fields Jr Sanofi-Aventis, Schering-Plough Corp

Bob Franks Healthcare Institute of New Jersey

Richard A. Gephardt Medicines Co

Ron Klink Anzenna Inc

Tom Loeffler Patton Medical Devices

Connie Mack Sirtex Medical

Raymond J. McGrath Cochlear Corp, Herbalife International

Toby Moffett CH Boehringer Sohn

Don Nickles Nestle USA, Bristol-Myers Squibb

John Edward Porter Sanofi-Aventis

Donald W. Riegle Jr Steris Corp

Toby Roth Pharmaceutical Rsrch & Mfrs of America

Gerry Sikorski Biotechnology Industry Organization

Charles W. Stenholm Healthcare Distribution Management Assn

Steven D. Symms American Assn for Health Freedom, Coalition To Preserve DSHEA, Apollo Advisors, Novartis AG, Plasma Protein Therapeutics Assn, Research Corporation Technologies Inc, Sanofi-Aventis, Sepracor Inc

Billy Tauzin Pharmaceutical Rsrch & Mfrs of America

Jim Turner Morton Grove Pharmaceuticals Inc

Vin Weber AmerisourceBergen Corp

Alan Wheat Pharmaceutical Rsrch & Mfrs of America, Planet Biotechnology

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