Senator Pryor Isn't Tilting At Windmills Anymore

For Senator David H. Pryor, the fight against soaring drug prices is a crusade for compassion that started five years ago. In every other letter of the tons of mail he received from constituents "was a P.S. saying 'we can't afford drugs anymore,'" he recalls. When Pryor looked into the issue, "I found it worse than I had imagined. The majority of elderly were sacrificing food and shelter to pay for medicines."

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