"Unless you’re eating right, insulin is doing you no good," Walker, the GOP Senate candidate in Georgia, said in Friday's debate against Raphael Warnock.
Senate Democrats needed 10 Republican votes following a Parliamentarian ruling. They got only seven.
“Nothing epitomizes market failures more than the cost of insulin,” Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom said.
Public opinion polls have consistently shown support across party lines for congressional action to limit drug costs.
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The life-saving drug's high prices have led to dangerous insulin rationing and financial strain.
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Almost 18% of working-age diabetics are skipping meds because of cost.