We've seen a rash of establishment-minded Democrats speak out against Sanders in recent weeks, but polls suggest it's done little to stop his rise. The Vermont senator was at or near the top of several early state and national primary polls over the weekend. We've heard everyone from Pete Buttigieg to Rahm Emanuel raising concerns about Sanders' ability to beat President Donald Trump and help vulnerable down-ballot Democrats this fall, even as passionate progressives rally behind him. For now, establishment Democrats are girding for a fight. And the ghosts of 2016 are screaming. … [Read more...] about 2020 Watch: Can the establishment stop Bernie Sanders?
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"We welcome former VP Biden’s endorsement of the Hyde Amendment, and we would welcome the opportunity to discuss with him other policies related to the protection of innocent, unborn life - policies he supported when he was first in Congress. Abortion is a human rights issue, and ought to be a bipartisan issue as well.” … [Read more...] about 2020 Dems blast support for Hyde Amendment after Biden reportedly opposes repeal
Switching a drug from prescription to over-the-counter status also typically causes its price to fall. For instance, the price of a day’s supply of the anti-heartburn medication omeprazole fell nearly by half, from almost $4.20 to $2.35. The price of the antihistamine loratadine also fell by half, to just $1 per pill. Prices for drugs that become available over the counter often fall below what many insured patients had been paying in copays. … [Read more...] about Opinion: Birth control should be available over the counter. How Congress can make that happen