Sens. Baldwin, McCain team up to tackle drug costs


Sen. Tammy Baldwin and Sen. John McCain are banding together to take on the soaring prices of prescribed medication with the F.A.I.R. Drug Pricing Act, which calls for more transparency and accountability from drug manufacturers. > WQOW Eau Claire

High-profile lawmakers from both sides of aisle tell SCOTUS: ‘Gerrymandering needs to end’


A bipartisan group of prominent politicians filed several legal briefs this week in favor of ending political gerrymandering ahead of Wisconsin’s highly anticipated Supreme Court case regarding the practice. Briefs were submitted by John McCain, John Kasich, Bob Dole, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tammy Baldwin, and Sheldon Whitehouse. > Daily Dot

Johnson walks back comments on McCain’s condition during repeal vote


After being pilloried in the press after saying Sen. McCain’s recent cancer diagnosis might have played a role in his vote against the health care bill, Sen. Ron Johnson said Thursday that he has “the deepest respect” for Sen. John McCain and was not implying that the Arizona senator was impaired during the vote. > Washington Times

Joined by McCain, Baldwin targets rising drug prices

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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and John McCain (R-AZ) and U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) today introduced the FAIR Drug Pricing Act. The bipartisan and bicameral legislation takes the first step in addressing skyrocketing prescription drug prices by requiring transparency for pharmaceutical corporations that plan to increase drug prices.  >  Press release