Clinton Takes In More Pharma Donations Than All GOP Presidential Candidates Combined
The $240,000 Hillary Clinton's campaign has received from employees of America's 15 biggest pharmaceutical companies is also double that of her primary opponent, Bernie Sanders. Clinton has been vocal on the trail about addressing rising drug costs. Meanwhile, she's released ads in Ohio that highlight her CHIP efforts while first lady.
Clinton Outpaces Rivals In Drug Company Donations
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has taken more money from employees of America's 15 biggest pharmaceuticals companies than all of the Republicans who attempted a run for the White House this year combined, according to campaign finance disclosures. The donations, which were nearly double those accepted by Democratic rival Bernie Sanders, came even as the former senator and secretary of state vowed to curb price gouging in the industry if elected. (Gibson and Smith, 6/16)
Hillary Clinton's Ohio Ads Introduce Her As An Advocate For Children
Hillary Clinton's first television campaign ads in Ohio portray her as an advocate for children. Two of the ads show a softer side of the presumptive Democratic nominee, emphasizing lesser-known parts of her biography that include championing a children's health care program that passed while she was first lady. (Thompson, 6/16)