Stories tagged: "prescription drugs"


Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, left, talks with Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C., before a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on the Postal Service on Capitol Hill, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, in Washington. (Tom Williams/Pool via AP)
Postmaster General Should ‘Resign, or Be Fired,’ Experts Testify in Congressional Hearing

Republican mega donor Louis DeJoy’s various dealings have also garnered criticism from members of his own political party.

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I’m an Emergency Room Doctor. The USPS Crisis Is a Life or Death Matter for Many.

The Postal Service is a crucial part of health care for millions of Americans. And making sure the mail is delivered on time through the election is only a small part of the battle.

In this March 25, 2020, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. gives a thumbs up as he leaves the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, where a deal has been reached on a coronavirus bill. Overwhelmed Kentucky and New York officials face a deluge of mail-in votes that are likely to delay results for days in high-profile congressional primaries on Tuesday, June 23. There's a lot of interest in two contests in particular. One involves former Marine combat pilot Amy McGrath's fight for the Democratic nomination to challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
The Prices of 42 Drugs Have Increased Since July 1. But McConnell Still Won’t Hold a Vote About It.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is still refusing to hold a vote on bipartisan bills to address rising drug costs.

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Here’s How Much McConnell Got From Big Pharma After Nixing a Bill to Lower Drug Prices

"Socialist price controls will do a lot of left-wing damage to the healthcare system. And of course we're not going to be calling up a bill like that," he told reporters.

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Republicans Voted to Not Lower The Cost of Insulin. Now They’re Mad It’s Expensive.

The high cost of prescription drugs is one of the top concerns among voters.

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Californians could save thousands on prescription drug costs, report finds

House bill would allow the government to negotiate for lower drug prices and save consumers money.