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