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Evan Bayh Uses the Government Shutdown to Shill for the Medical-Device Lobby

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On Fox News Sunday this morning, former Senator Evan Bayh voiced his support for a proposal by Senator Susan Collins, Republican of Maine, to temporarily repeal the medical-device tax in exchange for temporary funding of the government and increasing the federal debt limit through January. Bayh told host Chris Wallace that Collin's proposal doesn't go far enough. "Clearly a permanent repeal would give more certainty to the business community," said Bayh.

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