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Pharma Deal

Sam Stein

Pharma Deal With White House On Course To Net Industry Billions | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

[UPDATED with response from PhRMA below.] The deal struck between the pharmaceutical lobby, the White House and Senate Democrats has drastically impr...

Big Pharma Deal May Be Cut Back By Last-Minute Progressive Resistance

New York Times | DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Facing last-minute liberal resistance in Congress, the drug industry is bracing for an increase in its share of the cost of the proposed health care o...

Sam Stein

Pharma Stocks Heat Up As Health Care Reform Approaches | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Major pharmaceutical companies have insisted for weeks, if not months, that the passage of health care reform would hurt their bottom lines. During an...

Tom Carper Publicly Defends Secret PhRMA Deal

FIreDogLake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a stunning moment during the Senate Finance Committee markup Sen. Tom Carper defended a secret deal that the White House, Baucus, and PhRMA had rea...

White House Deal With PhRMA Will End Up Costing Taxpayers

CNN | Shawn Tully, Editor at Large | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama Administration is touting its pact with the pharmaceutical industry as "an historic agreement to lower drug costs." Both sides claim the dea...

Ryan Grim

Internal Memo Confirms Big Giveaways In White House Deal With Big Pharma | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A memo obtained by the Huffington Post confirms that the White House and the pharmaceutical lobby secretly agreed to precisely the sort of wide-rangin...