Democrats’ policy package to include prescription drug cost controls and Obamacare fix

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By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday that prescription drug cost controls and an Obamacare fix are the components Democrats will seek for now in a fast-track domestic policy bill. “The two things we want to do in reconciliation, that we’re going to do in reconciliation, are prescription drugs and a two-year extension of ACA,” Schumer told reporters. “ACA” refers to the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare. Democrats are seeking to keep in place increased financial assistance for people who qualify for subsidized health ins…

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