Consumer Watchdog fights to make your voice heard by calling out dirty politicians and attacking the influence of the special interests that keep them in power. From Sacramento to Washington D.C., we follow the money trail from special interests to policymakers and track bad public policy back from politicians to their donors.
Politicians must be the only people in America who "believe" that money doesn't influence their decisions. We know that when company cash flows freely and lobbyist armies are on the march, corporations win politicians’ favor and change the outcome of elections. The US Supreme Court made influence-peddling even easier when it decided to allow corporations to spend money directly on campaign advertising - opening the floodgates to excessive spending.
98,000 people die each year because of medical mistakes. Consumer Watchdog fights for the right of those patients--and the thousands of others injured by medical errors--to take negligent doctors and hospitals to court.
A handful of prescription drug companies control the majority of patents on new drugs and charge prices far in excess of the cost of producing the medications. The newest cancer fighting drugs are priced beyond the reach of many patients who need them.
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