Democrats Say They'll Use August To Tackle Health Care Costs, Including Drug Prices

June 05, 2018
Senate Democrats will use the month of August to work on legislation to lower health care costs, including drug prices, according to Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY), who says that Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) handed Democrats a "wonderful, great opportunity" with his decision to scrap the recess period that parties typically use to campaign for the mid-term elections. Schumer laid out Democrats' five priorities for lowering health costs: Expand Medicare to those aged 55 and older, increase the ACA's...

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