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GA Democratic Wins Set Up Debate Between Liberals, Moderates Over Drug Pricing

By John Wilkerson / January 6, 2021 at 4:39 PM
Democratic control of the Senate sets up a debate between the liberal and moderate wings of the party over how to curb drug prices, but the bigger obstacle to drug pricing legislation could be a Republican filibuster, unless Democrats pay for Bidencare policies with drug pricing measures in budget-neutral legislation that they could pass with a simple majority using a budget process called budget reconciliation. Democrats will need cooperation from Republicans on most legislation because 60 votes are needed to...


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