Why Big Pharma Is Winning Again | Washington Monthly

Political Contributions: What America does transparently Australia’s LNP wants kept secret. We are among the world’s most secretive nations when it comes to political donors.

 What Peters, Schrader, and Sinema have in common, however, is that each received substantial support from pharmaceutical companies before coming out against the bill. Both Peters’s and Schrader’s list of top contributors includes Pfizer and AbbVie. Sinema, whom Kaiser Health has called a “pharma favorite,” recently had her most successful fund-raising quarter ever, propelled by contributions from pharmaceutical company PACs, Gilead Science’s CEO Daniel O’Day, Eli Lilly CEO David Ricks, and Merck board chair Kenneth Frazier.

Source: Why Big Pharma Is Winning Again | Washington Monthly

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