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Big Big Pharma: Pfizer raises bid for AstraZeneca to $117 billion

 U.S. drugmaker Pfizer said on Sunday it had raised its offer for British rival AstraZeneca to 69.3 billion pounds ($116.6 billion), or 55 pounds a share, and would walk away if AstraZeneca did not accept it. Pfizer wants to create the world’s largest drugs company, with a headquarters in New York but a tax base

The 113th Congress was the least productive in the nation’s history – What About 2014?

 by  Bill Straub, 10 Things to Watch in Congress in 2014 If the first session of the 113th Congress was the least productive in the nation’s history, what’s in store for part two? WASHINGTON – Searching for legislation likely to attract consideration during the second session of the 113th Congress is like trying to find