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Bernie Sanders, Elijah Cummings accuse drugmakers Mylan and Teva of ‘coordinated obstruction’

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md. Bill Clark | CQ Roll Call | Getty Images U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday accused three major pharmaceutical companies of “coordinated obstruction” and “apparent efforts to stonewall” an investigation on generic drug prices launched in 2014. Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight, Elijah Cummings, D-Md., along with Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.,… Read More »

Bernie Sanders visits Canadian pharmacy, talks drug prices

WINDSOR, Ontario (Reuters) – U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders joined diabetes patients as they drove across the border on Sunday to buy cheap insulin in Canada, highlighting his argument in favor of federally negotiated prescription drug prices. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders talks about the high cost of health care in the U.S.… Read More »

Bernie touts Finland's failing healthcare system in his call for socialism

Although his newly hired senior adviser David Sirota once waxed poetic of “Chavez’s economic miracle,” Comrade Bernie Sanders continues to argue that he’s not advocating for Venezuelan style socialism. He’s arguing for European-style socialism. In the United States it costs, on average, $ 12,000 to have a baby. In Finland it costs $ 60. We’ve… Read More »