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Democrats fail to overrule parliamentarian on insulin price cap as GOP votes no

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

Senate Democrats fell short of an effort Sunday to overrule a decision by the parliamentarian that effectively struck down a proposal sponsored by Sen. Raphael Warnock to cap out-of-pocket insulin costs at $35 a month for people not covered by Medicare.
Sen. Lindsey Graham , the ranking member of the Budget Committee, sought to enforce the parliamentarian's ruling that Warnock's cap on insulin prices violated the Byrd Rule because it would set prices in the commercial market and therefore couldn't pass with a simple majority vote.
Senate Democrats insisted on a vote to waive the procedural...
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