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Darrell Issa cast two votes against us


Last updated 1/25/2007 at Noon

In its first 100 hours, the newly Democratic-controlled Congress passed two long overdue bills that benefit many Americans. Congressman Darrell Issa voted against both bills.

The first, the Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act (HR4), permits Medicare to negotiate with drug companies for lower prices for our seniors. A similar program, long in effect with the VA, has generated enormous savings for our veterans. A recent survey found the VA pays 48.2 percent less for the 20 drugs most frequently used by senior citizens.

The Bush administration strenuously opposed legislation aut...

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