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									Friends of Blanche Lincoln
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1400 West Markham
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                                                                                                                                                           There’s Something
Paid for by Friends of Blanche Lincoln.                                                                                                         LCN10003

    Inside: Disturbing Information About Bill Halter
            and Prescription Drug Companies
                  “…lied to the pu
                                    b                                                       “…$36.9 million to settle
                                                                                                                                                           You Need to Know
                                                                                                                                                           About Bill Halter
                  false hope to peo lic…offered                                             a federal investigation…”
                  with a deadly dis le stricken
                                   ease . . .”                                                           San Jose Mercury News, 10/27/06

                                                                                                                                                           and Prescription Drugs…
                                                         Associated Press,

“...illegal promotion…” “...practices investigated”
                       Justice Department Press Release, 10/26/06                                                The New York Times, 11/11/04

                             “...misleading statements”                                         7/6/07
                                                    Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal,
Corporate Millionaire Bill Halter Helped Direct
2 Drug Companies That Did Shady Drug Deals
    They call him “Dollar Bill Halter.”   Sued for Illegally                                                                         Withholding Information                                                               The Company Was Accused of Lying About
                                          Defrauding Investors                                                                       from the Public                                                                       Drugs and Risking Lives
    Because he’ll do anything to          Bill Halter sat on the Board of Directors                                                  Bill Halter served on the board of                                                    Bill Halter was a board member of Threshold, a company
                                          for Threshold Pharmaceuticals, which                                                       another pharmaceutical company,                                                       accused of lying about drugs and risking lives. Shouldn’t he
    make a buck — even sitting on         was sued for defrauding investors                                                          InterMune, that was wrapped up in                                                     have known, and then told the public, that Threshold’s drug
    the boards of drug companies          and violating federal law. The 2007
                                          lawsuit alleged that the company
                                                                                                                                     scandal. This time, the company was
                                                                                                                                     investigated and paid $36.9 million to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           TH-070 “had a history of promoting high liver toxicity?”3

    sued for defrauding investors         “grossly overstated” the effects of an                                                     the federal government, and the CEO
                                          experimental cancer drug in order to                                                       was convicted for false claims made
    and putting lives at risk.            dramatically inflate their stock price and                                                 about a fatal lung disease treatment.2
                                          paid out $10 million to settle a class
                                          action lawsuit on the matter.1

                                                  CHeCK THe FACTS
                                                  1. Statement of Economic Interest, William A. Halter, years    2. InterMune, Inc. Press Release, 7/11/02;       3. Case 4:07-cv-04972-CW, Filed 9/26/07, Jerry
                                                     covered 2005-2009; Case 4:07-cv-04972-CW, Filed                Associated Press, 10/3/09; San Jose Mercury      Twinde vs. Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Silicon
                                                     9/26/07, Jerry Twinde vs. Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc.      News, 10/27/06.                                  Valley/San Jose Business Journal, 7/6/07.
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