From WBTV Investigates: Senator Thom Tillis accepted more than $20,000 in campaign contributions from political action committees tied to pharmaceutical companies within two weeks of sponsoring a bill related to drug prices in late 2019. Tillis was an original co-sponsor on the Lower Costs, More Cures act, which was introduced
From Salon: Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, who has repeatedly expressed doubt about the science behind the coronavirus pandemic, has political and lobbying ties to Gilead, the pharmaceutical giant behind COVID treatment remdesivir, which lobbied the Senate as lawmakers debated the CARES Act this March. Multiple former Cornyn aides, including a former chief of
From Salon: Republican Sen. Steve Daines of Montana, who faces a tough re-election fight this year, received thousands of dollars from pharmaceutical companies while pushing Congress to fund a fast-tracked coronavirus treatment and vaccine development program that eventually awarded contracts to those companies, Federal Election Commission records show. The $10
So U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R. AZ) was busted doing this: x YouTube Video Sen. Martha McSally has a new campaign ad featuring a cancer survivor who talks about how her “path collided” with McSally, whom she describes as a champion for protecting those with pre-existing medical conditions. The emotional
From Salon: Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, a Republican facing a tough re-election battle this fall, revealed in financial disclosure forms that her husband invested in pharmaceutical companies that courts have held legally responsible for contributing to the opioid crisis. Collins' husband, Thomas Daffron, appears to own up to $50,000
Received this e-mail from Theresa Greenfield’s (D. IA) U.S. Senate campaign: Theresa Greenfield (D. IA) Across the country, we're facing a public health crisis. Thousands of Americans — including many in Iowa — are battling opioid addiction, with estimates of over 60,000 people dying from drug overdoses last year alone.