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Big PhRMA: Blatant Greed and Disregard for the Public Interest

John Geyman | Posted 11.18.2016 | Politics
John Geyman

This is not an isolated example, just the latest of a longer-term problem -- pharmaceutical companies buying up rare drugs, then making huge price increases.

Obama's 'Scheme' Will End the World as We Know It, Says Big Pharma... Good!

Wendell Potter | Posted 04.20.2013 | Politics
Wendell Potter

If you watched the SOTU, you might have missed the scheme that Obama unveiled that will ruin the Medicare prescription drug program, destroy pharmaceutical companies' incentive to develop new life-saving medicines and even imperil our country's economic growth. I know I missed it.

Drug lobby gave $9.4 million to nonprofits that spent big on 2010 election

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 04.28.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Michael Beckel, iWatch NewsThe drug lobby's trade association was a multimillion-dollar donor to nonprofit groups that were actively working to ele...

New White House Health Care Proposal May Destroy PhRMA Deal

Sunlight Foundation | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This morning the White House released a new health care proposal that may be used as a blueprint for a compromise between House and Senate versions of...

Time to Lower Drug Prices

Sen. Byron Dorgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Byron Dorgan

I've offered a bipartisan amendment that would give the American people the freedom to purchase prescription drugs from other countries at a fraction of the price they are required to pay here.

Jeff Muskus

Senate Leaders Not Courting Votes For Drug Re-Importation Amendment | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate leadership has pledged to allow a vote on re-importing prescription drugs from Canada as an amendment to the health care reform bill, but they'...

Private Muscle and the Public Option in Health Care

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

The 20 largest insurance and drug companies and their trade associations have pumped up their lobbying by 41% over last year. This is the corruption of crony capitalism.