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White House Phrma Deal

Hope vs Power: The PhRMA Deal That Was and the OFA Campaign That Wasn't

Micah Sifry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Micah Sifry

This is just speculation, folks, but imagine if Obama had mobilized Organizing for America from the very beginning as a battering ram to confront PhRMA and its allies in Congress head on?

Sam Stein

PhRMA Statement On Prescription Medicines Spending

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PhRMA Statement on Prescription Medicines Spending Washington, D.C. (November 11, 2009) -- Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRM...

Nelson Will Offer Amendment Breaking PhRMA Deal

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) plans to introduce an amendment to the Senate health care bill that would break a $80 billion cost-cutting deal the pharmace...

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

Gibbs Won't Say What White House Gave Drugmakers To Gain Their Support

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

What did the White House offer drugmakers to get their support for health care legislation? NBC's Chuck Todd put the question directly to Robert Gibb...