As Pfizer, a heavy hitter in U.S. politics, looks at a renewed bid to acquire U.K.-based AstraZeneca, the pharmaceutical giant sees the billions of dollars it could save in taxes if the deal goes through.Continue reading
Big donors kept on funding Rep. Michael Grimm's campaign despite the New York Republicans legal and PR troubles.Continue reading
From 2009 until mid-2013, drug companies and associations mentioned the Trans-Pacific Partnership in 251 separate lobbying reports – two and a half times more than the next most active industry.Continue reading
The political action committees of Lockheed Martin, the National Association of Realtors, Pfizer and Chevron all reported making contributions to members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction--better known as the super committee--in the roughly 20 days of August after House and Senate leadership appointed them to the panel.
PACs for 19 of the biggest political donors in the country, as determined by Center for Responsive Politics, have reported contributing more than $83,000 to 10 of the 12 members of the super committee or their leadership PACs, Federal Eelection Commission filings show. It's the first glimpse available ...Continue reading