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Congress Wades Into Emotional Debate Over High-Cost Prescription Drugs

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). Senators railed against pharmaceutical executives Tuesday for declining to testify before Congress about out-of-control drug prices, as lawmakers on both sides of the U.S. Capitol kicked off investigations sure to rattle one of the nation’s most powerful industries. Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, the… Read More »

Rick Scott's healthcare fortune will make him one of the richest members of Congress

Republican Rick Scott has defeated Democratic incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson after a manual recount, winning not only a U.S. Senate seat in Florida but also earning the title of one of the wealthiest members of Congress. It’s difficult to tell exactly where Scott falls because federal lawmakers report a range for their wealth but not… Read More »