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Rep. Katie Porter Makes Pharma Exec Squirm Over Cancer Drug Price Hikes

28 days ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The congresswoman relentlessly grilled the former Celgene CEO for earning bonuses off the backs of cancer patients.
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Rep. Katie Porter ripped into pharma executive Mark Alles for repeated price hikes on a cancer drug Revlimid

Rep. Katie Porter ripped into pharma executive Mark Alles for repeated price hikes on a cancer drug Revlimid

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Rep. Katie Porter grilled Celgene CEO Mark Alles Wednesday over price hikes on a cancer drug, which she said resulted in a half-million bonus for the pharma executive.
Alles appeared before the House Oversight Committee alongside the CEOs of Teva and Bristol-Myers Squibb as part of a House investigation into the pricing of Teva's Multiple Sclerosis drug Copaxone and Bristol-Myers Squibb's multiple myeloma drug Revlimid. Alles served as CEO of Celgene before it was acquired by Bristol Myers Squibb in 2019.
"Since launching Revlimid in 2005, Celgene raised the price of...
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'Anonymous' Comes Out of the Shadows

'Anonymous' Comes Out of the Shadows

"Anonymous" has emerged. Miles Taylor, former chief of staff at Homeland Security, says he is the author of a scathing op-ed and a book about President Trump that roiled... Read more ...

Supreme Court Allows North Carolina To Receive Absentee Ballots After...

Supreme Court Allows North Carolina To Receive Absentee Ballots After Election Day

The court rejected a GOP effort to block the state from receiving and counting ballots up to 9 days after the election. Read more ...

Opinion | The Anonymous Unmasking Reveals a Secret About Washington Dirt

Opinion | The Anonymous Unmasking Reveals a Secret About Washington Dirt

Washington seems to be a little pissed off that Anonymous-the character who wrote the 2018 New York Times op-ed about the so-called “resistance” inside President Donald Trump's... Read more ...

Biden rips Trump for stranding supporters after Omaha rally

Biden rips Trump for stranding supporters after Omaha rally

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Wednesday condemned President Donald Trump's campaign for stranding supporters in freezing temperatures following a rally the... Read more ...

Trump's Hundreds of Millions in Debt Was Forgiven: NYT

Trump's Hundreds of Millions in Debt Was Forgiven: NYT

President Trump's lenders have forgiven some $287 million in debt that he's failed to repay since 2010, most of that stemming from the Trump International Hotel & Tower in... Read more ...

Judge sides with Virginia, but Robert E. Lee statue stays put for now

Judge sides with Virginia, but Robert E. Lee statue stays put for now

RICHMOND, Va. - A judge on Tuesday ruled in favor of the Democratic Virginia governor's plans to remove an enormous statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee - but said the... Read more ...

Ted Cruz On Trump's Hunter Biden Obsession: It Doesn't Move 'A Single Voter'

Ted Cruz On Trump's Hunter Biden Obsession: It Doesn't Move 'A Single Voter'

The Texas senator dismissed the president's attacks on Joe Biden's son, echoing other conservatives who have also spoken out against that narrative. Read more ...

Obama blasts Kushner for suggesting that Black Americans need to 'want' to...

Obama blasts Kushner for suggesting that Black Americans need to 'want' to be successful

Former President Barack Obama laced into Jared Kushner, the son-in-law and senior adviser of President Donald Trump, after Kushner invoked a racist trope by implying that the... Read more ...

Trump, Biden to Speak Hours Apart in Tampa

Trump, Biden to Speak Hours Apart in Tampa

President Trump and Joe Biden are set to chase votes in Florida, a state all but essential to the Republican's pathway to another term as both nominees turn their focus to... Read more ...

Trump's ‘No Christmas' Scaremongering About Biden Presidency Spectacularly...

Trump's ‘No Christmas' Scaremongering About Biden Presidency Spectacularly Backfires

"You're talking about everything that is ALREADY our reality," one person hit back at the president's coronavirus pandemic claims. Read more ...