"… paign taking shape. But let’s first go back to the spring of 2007. Both health insurance premiums and the number of uninsured Americans were continuing to skyrocket. Polls …"
"… rt of reform that would require all Americans not eligible for Medicare or Medicaid to buy coverage from them, they did not like the provision that would elim …"
"… er for Responsive Politics. …"
"… le of how special interest money all but controls Congress has been in the financial services sector. From the 1980s until today, nearly every piece of banking legislat …"
"… illion in lobbying and political contributions over the past decade by the financial services industry, along with some 3,000 lobbyists who flooded Washington, accordin …"
"… aceutical-related companies.Charles Hoiberg, former deputy director of the FDA's Office of New Drug Chemistry, now works for Pfizer. Hoiberg is a board member of the International Soci …"
"… mers and health professionals are voluntary.Critics such as Marcia Angell, author of The Truth About the Drug Companies: How They Deceive Us and What t …"
"… zeal to crack down on inaccurate and misleading ads."The FDA doesn't have authority to pull ads," Steven Findlay, of Consumers Union, told the Center. Even …"
"… own grassroots activities. Pfizer, for example, currently employs the firm Bonner and Associates to promote its Medicare drug discount package. Founded by Jack Bonner, the …"
"… altimoreSun revealed that Consumer Alliance was a front group used by Bonner and Associates on behalf of PhRMA. Some health care advocates filed a complaint with the …"
"… e lobbying disclosure law. Ultimately, the complaint was not pursued after Bonner and Associates belatedly registered to lobby with the state.The year before, Bonner and A …"
"… d Associates belatedly registered to lobby with the state.The year before, Bonner and Associates had teamed up with the 60 Plus Association to run a phone campaign on Pfiz …"
"… tates does, lobbyists to report the amount of their earnings from clients, Christiane Fox, a spokeswoman for the lobbyists registration branch within Industry Canad …"
"… tes the source and amount of contributions that the national parties—the Democratic National Committee, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, the Democratic Congressiona …"
"… The Democratic bill, sponsored by Sens. Dianne Feinstein of California and Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts, was introduced on Feb. 2; a Republican one appeared the …"
"… ter has updated the following group profiles to include newly released IRS campaign finance disclosures, data on broadcast expenditures that the Center obtained from the Campaign …"
"… n, General Electric, ExxonMobil, Chevron Corp., Edison Electric Institute, BP and American Electrical Power. Ford Motor Co., drug maker Merck and Co., …"
"… eral committee members, including Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and committee chair Max Baucus (D-Mont). Speaking of insurance companies, they, too, made out like bandi …"
"… th every Democratic presidential campaign since 1992, including serving as John Edwards’ national campaign manager in 2004, according to the group’s website.O …"