Dan Mangan is a reporter covering health care and other issues for CNBC.com.
Mangan has been a journalist for more than 20 years, most recently as a general assignment/rewrite reporter at the New York Post. In his more than dozen years at The Post, Mangan routinely covered major stories, including the 9/11 terror attacks, the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme, the 2008 financial meltdown and a slew of juicy Gotham scandals du jour, among them the personal tribulations of Yankee slugger Alex Rodriguez.
Prior to that, Mangan began his career in his native Connecticut, writing obituaries for The Hour of Norwalk, before moving on to cover business, government and the court systems at The Hour, the Fairfield County Business Journal and The Advocate of Stamford.
Jurors have sent out just one substantive set of questions during their deliberations for the trial, which began in late June.
Blue Cross Blue Shield's new rate-hike request is still higher than it would be if federal payments to insurers were guaranteed.
Jurors were in their second full day of deliberations when they asked a judge about the term "assets under management."
The trial featured witnesses who said Shkreli stonewalled them for months when they asked for their investments back.
Shkreli snacked on a bag of Fritos chips while a judge read legal instructions to jurors after they heard closing arguments from lawyers.
Shkreli had boasted that he would get to have sex with a female journalist if he is acquitted during an ongoing trial.
Jurors are expected to start deliberations in the "Pharma bro's" trial later Friday.
Steven Richardson has said he told Shkreli to stop making homoerotic remarks around him.
Jurors could begin deliberating Shkreli's fate on Friday.
Closing arguments are expected to stretch into Friday morning in the case of the notorious "Pharma bro."