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Drug Price Controls Would Kill Innovation

We at CFIF have been emphasizing the threat posed by new drug price controls inexplicably contemplated by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).  In December, CFIF filed formal Comment opposing that ill-advised proposal, and hopefully wiser minds will prevail before the damage is done.  In similar vein, The Wall Street Journal ran a welcome commentary entitled "The Drug Price-Control Threat" on January 8 of this year, and a followup letter from reader Bruce Zessar of Highland Park, Illinois in today's edition offers a personal, real-world illustration of what could be lost:

Insulin isn't the same now as when it was discovered a century ago.  My wife is a Type I diabetic, diagnosed when she was 14 in 1980.  She has been a beneficiary of the tremendous advances in insulin…[more]

January 16, 2019 • 02:08 pm
Pelosi House’s Top Priority: Chilling First Amendment Speech and Privacy Rights

Pelosi House’s Top Priority: Chilling First Amendment Speech and Privacy Rights

There's simply no defensible logic to reviving the old practice.

The Ironies of Illegal Immigration

The Ironies of Illegal Immigration

On both sides of the border, they often fault the U.S. and demand that U.S. immigration law be suspended — but only in their case.

Dems' 'Tax the Rich' Hoax

Dems' 'Tax the Rich' Hoax

The federal government currently collects $44 trillion in tax revenues over 10 years. The progressive agenda would require doubling that.

What, Precisely, Do Democrats Want To Impeach Trump For?

What, Precisely, Do Democrats Want To Impeach Trump For?

It's a difficult legal argument, but House Democrats don't need to convict the president in a court of law; they just need to give senators a reason to vote for removal.

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Beware Price Controls for Prescription Drugs

Pat Rosenstiel, Founder and Chairman of the Trade Alliance to Promote Prosperity, discusses HHS's proposal to create an "International Pricing Index" payment model for prescription drugs administered under Medicare Part B, why this proposal is bad for Americans and how it will hurt research and development[more]
Democratic Rules Package Changes

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Free Trade is the Future

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China-U.S. Relations: Hot and Cold

John Hannah, Senior Counselor at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and former Vice President Dick Cheney's National Security Advisor, discusses the ups and downs of U.S.-China relations[more]
Mergers, Lawsuits and Climate Change

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A New White House Chief of Staff and Congress' Dysfunction Junction

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