Tag: celgene

Gropacus keeps griping about drug prices (after voting to keep’em high)

By Matt Rooney _ We heard a ton about biotech power house Celgene and its drug pricing during last year’s U.S. Senate battle between Bob Menendez and Bob Hugin, Save Jerseyans, but it’s back in the news this week after Read More

AWKWARD: Murphy celebrates exactly what Menendez wants us to hate about Bob Hugin

By Matt Rooney __ Bob Menendez is making his rival Bob Hugin’s tenure as CEO of Celgene, a biotechnology company that creates and sells cancer-fighting drugs (like Revlimid), the centerpiece of the disgraced Democrat incumbent’s reelection campaign. We can debate the Read More

Oops: Murphy owned stock in N.J. GOP Senate candidate’s much-maligned cancer drug company

TRENTON, N.J. — Despite abusing his power to protect one of America’s most notorious Medicare scam artists, Bob Menendez is working overtime to make an issue out his presumptive Republican opponent Bob Hugin’s tenure at cancer drug titan company Celgene. Read More

In the N.J. Senate battle over drug pricing? Bob Menendez is unarmed.

By Matt Rooney _ Bob Menendez may be on record as ‘saddened’ by the lengthy prison term facing his long-time friend and donor Salomon Melgen, Save Jerseyans, but should anyone be? More to the point: where does Menendez of all people get off Read More

VIDEO: Hugin talks drug prices, beating Bob Menendez on CNBC

NEW YORK, NY — One day after launching a campaign to unseat U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), former Celgene CEO Bob Hugin, a Republican, visited CNBC to discuss his candidacy and pledge a focus on healthcare reform should he win Read More

Hugin launches campaign to unseat Menendez: “We can and we must do better”

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Flanked by his wife and daughter, former Celgene executive Bob Hugin launched his campaign for U.S. Senate on Tuesday morning, telling a packed Springfield Elks Lodge that the country is “headed in the wrong direction” and needs “change Read More

Likely Menendez challenger Hugin steps down as Celgene’s executive chairman

The GOP establishment is already coalescing around Bob Hugin, CEO of the pharmaceutical superstar Celgene and a friend of both Donald Trump and Chris Christie, as a formidable well-heeled opponent for the ethically-hobbled Bob Menendez this fall. On Monday, Hugin Read More