[ad_1] Senate Finance Chair Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) said he hoped Democrats could still find a way to address rising prescription drug costs but acknowledged the power the industry has shown so far to prevent even modest changes. “Pharma is everywhere,” he told reporters Thursday. “They have got more lobbyists than anybody.” The Pharmaceutical Research and
[ad_1] As talks drag on, party leaders are still sounding confident. After a caucus lunch Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer insisted his party was “closer to reaching a final agreement” on Biden’s agenda even as he offered few specifics on how big-ticket disputes were being handled. “We’re moving toward finding sweet spots in every
[ad_1] House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D–Calif.) snapped when asked Tuesday if the proposal to dramatically increase the surveillance capabilities of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) would remain in the trillion-dollar social spending bill currently being negotiated among Democrats on Capitol Hill. “Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes,” the speaker said. Then she waved aside the questioner’s
[ad_1] Hello and welcome to Thursday. Murphy’s law — Rep. Stephanie Murphy says she has a straightforward approach to the squabbling going on Washington, D.C.: Focus on “the ideas that can be signed into law. Everything else is just chatter.” Biden time — The Central Florida Democrat was part of a group who went to
[ad_1] Study: Dems’ Tax Plan Skyrockets U.S. to Third-Highest Corporate Tax Rate in Developed World Democrats’ $3.5 trillion tax hike and spending plan will increase the corporate tax rate from 21 percent to 26.5 percent-skyrocketing the United States to the third highest corporate rate in the OECD, the Tax Foundation reports. Corporations don’t pay taxes,