Billy Tauzin, the former Louisiana Democrat-turned-GOP who left Congress to run the pharmaceutical industry’s trade and lobby group, announced his retirement on Friday. Until then, Evan Bayh’s campaign team and Capitol Hill staff appear to have believed he was running for re-election 100%. Are these events connected?
|By: Teddy Partridge Monday February 15, 2010 12:35 pm|
|By: mikesong Thursday December 10, 2009 11:42 am|
Obama backs Drug Re-Importation
|By: mikesong Thursday December 3, 2009 12:30 pm|
White House – Pharma Deal broken (if it ever really existed.)
|By: Scarecrow Monday November 16, 2009 11:45 am|
There has been enough information in the last two weeks on the outrageous practices of the major drug manufacturers to warrant extensive investigations by Congress, the FDA, the FTC, and DOJ, not to mention both Congressional ethics committees. Does the WH still stand by it’s “drug deal” with PhRMa?
|By: Scarecrow Wednesday August 5, 2009 8:43 pm|
From the NYT, the White House deal with Big PhRMA to reduce the drug manufacturers’ prices by $80 billions over ten years included White House promises not to require the manufactures to face competition or negotiations with Medicare.