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Tobacco's 'Special Friend': What Internal Documents Say About Mitch McConnell

5 monthes ago   |   By NPR

The Senate majority leader wants to raise the age for tobacco sales to 21. An NPR review of once-secret documents shows how closely McConnell has worked with the industry over decades. (Image credit: Alvaro Tapia Hidalgo for NPR)
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Tobacco's 'Special Friend': What Internal Documents Say About Mitch McConnell

Tobacco's 'Special Friend': What Internal Documents Say About Mitch McConnell

5 monthes ago   |   By NPR

The Senate majority leader wants to raise the age for tobacco sales to 21. An NPR review of once-secret documents shows how closely McConnell has worked with the industry over decades. (Image credit: Alvaro Tapia Hidalgo for NPR)
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Tobacco's 'Special Friend': What Internal Documents Say About Mitch McConnell

Tobacco's 'Special Friend': What Internal Documents Say About Mitch McConnell

5 monthes ago   |   By NPR

The Senate majority leader wants to raise the age for tobacco sales to 21. An NPR review of once-secret documents shows how closely McConnell has worked with the industry over decades. (Image credit: Alvaro Tapia Hidalgo for NPR)
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