His facts, our heartburn

An old newsroom joke is, "Don't let the facts get in the way of a good story." In Washington, however, it's no joke.

Rep. Henry Waxman, Democrat of California who chairs the critical Energy and Commerce subcommittee on health, last week released one of those reports that lawmakers commission from the General Accounting Office to prove their point. In this case, the point was designed to showcase the staggeringly high price of drugs