The pharmaceutical giant spent big bucks amid key international negotiations last year to protect record earnings.
Tax documents reveal the group Center Forward received a record $18.8 million in 2021 and spent big to back conservative Democrats who bucked their party on drug pricing reforms.
Leaders of a centrist advocacy group with funding from the pharmaceutical industry founded outlet The Well News and have editorial input on its promoted posts.
The largest drugmakers spent $56 billion more on stock buybacks and dividends than on research and development from 2016 to 2020, according to a new House committee report.
On average, the signers received $93,275 from the pharmaceutical & health products industry in the 2020 cycle, far more than the average for House Democrats of $37,788.
Americans for Prosperity is hitting six key moderate House Democrats with digital ads opposing reintroduced drug pricing measures.
Center Forward, a "dark money" group with major funding from Big Pharma, is running a Facebook ad campaign touting the pharmaceutical industry as its super PAC spends millions to re-elect Blue Dog Democrats.