Rep. Eshoo Targeted With Ads Over Money She’s Received From Big Pharma
The campaign against Rep. Anna Eshoo is the first time the super PAC Patients For Affordable Drugs Action has targeted a Democrat in its campaign to oust politicians "in the pockets of Big Pharma."
New Ads Attack Rep. Anna Eshoo For Being 'In The Pocket Of Big Pharma'
A group that’s buying ads to try to elevate the issue of high drug prices in the midterm elections has identified its latest target: a Democratic congresswoman from Silicon Valley who wants to lead on health care issues. Patients For Affordable Drugs Action will spend $500,000 on ads attacking Rep. Anna Eshoo for her legislative record and for accepting campaign contributions from the drug industry, the group announced Friday. Eshoo is expected to be re-elected easily in November. (Robbins, 8/10)
Drug Pricing Watchdog Group Targets California Dem In $500K Ad Buy
“Anna Eshoo’s record on drug prices is terrible, and the reason why is obvious,” said David Mitchell, founder of Patients For Affordable Drugs Action. “She’s taken enormous sums of money from drug corporations, and she does their bidding in Washington." (Hellmann, 8/10)