WASHINGTON — In this election season, lawmakers are taking on drug distributors with abandon, and many seem to relish the role.

“I just want you to feel shame,” one member of Congress said in May to five executives of major drug wholesalers, which are accused of worsening the opioid crisis by dumping thousands of addictive painkillers into small towns.

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  • why r u down playing the huge amounts of stocks & cash given to legislature? we have multiple congressman that collected close to 100 thous their first year in office from pharma alone. you should also know they intentionally report their contributions almost 1 year after the election to avoid journalist or anyone revealing how much they are owned. journalist up if you want readership.

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