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Sovaldi: Who's to Blame for the $1,000 a Day Cure?

When Foster City, Calif.-based Gilead Sciences was developing its hepatitis C treatment, Sovaldi, the medical community was wowed by the 90% cure rate the drug racked up in clinical trials.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Hepatitis, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Health, Startups

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Hill

Dems press Kerry on Keystone: Face 'reality of climate change'

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Rep. Henry Waxman on Wednesday urged Secretary of State John Kerry to face the "reality of climate change" and reject the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat, US House of Representatives

My FOX Chicago

Kirk will campaign for Oberweis in Senate race

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says he'll now campaign for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis, weeks after saying he wouldn't actively campaign for the dairy magnate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Mark Kirk, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Dick Durbin

The Tribune-Democrat

E-Cigarettes target youth with festivals, lawmakers say

The findings, in a survey released Monday by members of Congress, should prod U.S. regulators to curb the industry, the lawmakers said.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, Food and Drug Administration, Altria Group, Tobacco, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Marketing

The Hill

'Borat' actor endorses Brent Roske's bid for congress

The actor, who may be best known for his naked wrestling match with Sacha Baron Cohen in the 2006 comedy, was among the revelers aboard a private yacht at the producer and House hopeful's "Candidate Regatta" last weekend in the Golden State.

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Related Topix: Sacha Baron Cohen, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Patch.com

Marianne Williamson Stumps in Marina del Rey

Marianne Williamson, who is seeking to represent Southern California's wealthiest congressional district, took her campaign to Marina del Rey today, pushing a platform that takes aim at money's influence on politics.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Marina del Rey (Marina del Rey, CA), Beverly Hills, CA, Fox Interactive Media

Daily Kos

Progressive Ticket Vote: CA-33

Who do you, the Daily Kos community, think should represent The Progressive Ticket in the CA 33rd House District elections? The Progressive Ticket is a crowdsourced list of political candidates who the Dailykos Community at large support for their respective elections.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Liberal Political News

ThinkProgress

'Major Breakthrough' In Hepatitis C Treatment Is Way Too Expensive For Anyone To Afford

Solvadi, a new drug that can help combat hepatitis C, is being hailed as a " turning point " in the treatment of the liver disease.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Health, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Startups, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Frank Pallone, Diana DeGette

CNN

Keystone will worsen climate change

Editor's note: Sheldon Whitehouse is a U.S. Democratic senator from Rhode Island, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and chairman of the Committee's Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Subcommittee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Ballot Access News

First Debate for California's 33rd U.S. House District Invites only Democratic Candidates

One of the most interesting U.S. House races in California in 2014 is the 33rd, where incumbent Henry Waxman is not running for re-election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pacific-Palisades, CA

Roll Call

Ban on E-Cig Sales, Marketing to Children Pushed by Durbin, Waxman

Senate Majority Whip Richard J. Durbin of Illinois and House Energy and Commerce Chairman Henry A. Waxman of California want the Obama administration to regulate e-cigarette products the same way as traditional tobacco products.

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Related Topix: Marketing, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Richard Durbin, Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

Mon Apr 14, 2014

TheBostonChannel.com

Report: E-cigarettes appealing to kids

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois, Opinion

Canadian Business Magazine

Business Highlights

U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months, led by strong gains in sales of autos, furniture and a number of other products.

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Related Topix: Tax, Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat, US House of Representatives

KHQ-TV Spokane

PART 1: Action Cam: Hospice Of Spokane Opens New Facility In North Spokane

KHQ.COM - Prophecy loves signs from the heavens, and they will deliver Tuesday with a moonlight spectacle.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Social Software, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat

Albany Times Union

Concerns about electronic cigarettes, including flavors and marketing that could appeal to young people, underscore the need to regulate the fast-growing industry, according to a Congressional report released Monday.

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Related Topix: Marketing, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Tom Harkin, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

WAND-TV Decatur

US Sen. Dick Durbin to discuss e-cigarette inquiry

Durbin and Democratic U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman of California plan to talk about their findings at a Monday morning news conference in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Marketing, Healthcare Law, Law

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Breitbart.com

Waxman, on Way out, Meddles in LA Times Spinoff

Even though Rep. Henry Waxman is retiring after twenty terms in office , he is still exerting his influence by pressuring the Tribune Co.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Southern California Public Radio

Daily Kos

CA-33; a record breaking and highly visible district

Sandra Fluke almost threw her hat in the ring too . She eventually decide to run for California Senate in the overlapping 26th CA Senate district .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Beverly Hills, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, Pacific-Palisades, CA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Hispanic Business

Tribune Publishing to take on $325MM in Debt in Spinoff

Tribune Publishing, the newspaper division of Chicago-based Tribune Co., will carry at least $325 million of debt when it spins off as a standalone company, according to a filing Friday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Related Topix: Tribune Company, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Electronics, Littelfuse, Economics News, Bankruptcy, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Daily Kos

LA Kossacks - Meetup, April 26, 2:00 PM - It's Political Season

As all of you know , it's political season again. California has its primary elections on June 3, and our term limits ensure that there will be changes in the candidates offered to us.

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Related Topix: Social Software, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Northridge (Los Angeles, CA)

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