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WASHINGTON — Xavier Becerra, President-elect Biden’s pick to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, has taken more campaign cash from the doctors and other health care groups he will soon regulate than from any other industry.

Over the course of his career in the House of Representatives, Becerra pulled in more than $1 million from political action committees affiliated with doctors and other health professionals, more than $300,000 from those affiliated with hospitals and nursing homes, and more than $300,000 from those affiliated with pharmaceutical companies and the manufacturers of other health care products, according to data from the Center for Responsive Politics.

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