Wellpoint Spending Thousands To Protect Republicans Against Wisconsin Recalls

In what could be an effort to weaken the new health regulations that states will be issuing as a result of the Affordable Care Act, Wellpoint — the nation’s largest health insurer — “is among the top donors to Republican organizations” pouring money into Wisconsin’s eight legislative recalls. The company has given $450,000 to the Republican State Leadership Committee and $250,000 to the Republican Governors Association.