“There are, literally, two pharmaceutical lobbyists for every member of Congress.”

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) during a July AARP-sponsored candidate forum

Senior citizens care a lot about drug prices and the future of Medicare, so it was no surprise that at a July 15 AARP-sponsored presidential candidate forum in Iowa the first question posed to Sen. Amy Klobuchar was on those topics.

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As president, Klobuchar said, she would unleash the bargaining power of Medicare to lower drug prices. But she noted what she would be up against: “There are, literally, two pharmaceutical lobbyists for every member of Congress. They

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