For 2009, there are a reported 1,544 pharmaceutical and health products company lobbyists.
Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Q: Did former President Barack Obama pardon Wendell Callahan, who was later accused of killing three people after his early release?
A: No. Congress unanimously passed a bill changing drug sentencing laws and Obama signed it. Callahan petitioned for early release under the new law and it was approved by a federal judge.