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The House Oversight Committee is launching an investigation into prescription drug pricing, under its new Democratic chairman Elijah Cummings.
Cummings sent letters to a dozen drug companies seeking details on how they determine prices for their drugs, the Hill reported.
Sen. Bernie Sanders will introduce a bill this week to raise the federal minimum wage to $15, he said Monday. The current federal minimum is $7.25.
The federal minimum wage of $7.25 is a starvation wage. That is why I, along with many other members of Congress, will introduce legislation this week to raise that wage to $15 an hour. If you work 40 hours a week, you should not live in poverty.