The Danish drugmaker's move follows a similar announcement by rival Eli Lilly earlier this month. More than 8 million Americans use insulin, according to the American Diabetes Association.
Newly reelected Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock of Georgia is promising to use his first full term to cut deals where possible with Republicans and deliver for his home state. But he's also taking on a new role as an unapologetic supporter of President Joe Biden.
Today on Political Rewind: The three men who murdered Ahmaud Arbery will face a judge again today. Plus, Sen. Raphael Warnock's push to cap insulin at $35 monthly for everyone is blocked by Republicans. Also, the ACLU's challenge to Georgia's six-week abortion ban heads to court today.
Senate Democrats from across the country are cheering the passage of a massive spending bill that puts billions toward climate change and aims to crack down on prescription drug prices.
Georgia Democrats in Congress are pushing for a $35 cap on co-pays for insulin to offer some financial relief for millions who rely on the drug to survive. But the proposal faces obstacles in the U.S. Senate.
The chamber voted on a bill that would cap the price of insulin at $35 a month, but its fate in the Senate is unclear.