Bernie Sanders visits Canadian pharmacy, talks drug prices

Reuters | July 29, 2019

U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders joined diabetes patients as they drove across the border on Sunday to buy cheap insulin in Canada, highlighting his argument in favor of federally negotiated prescription drug prices. Sitting in the back of a chartered bus organized by members of advocacy group Insulin4All, Sanders spoke to families who said they go to great lengths to ration their insulin because of high U.S. costs, often putting their health at risk.

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The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) was established by the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA) and is responsible for the effective supervision, regulation, and housing mission oversight of the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae), the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), and the Federal Home Loan Bank System, which includes the 11 Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLBanks) and the Office of Finance (OF). The Agency’s mission is to ensure that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) and the FHLBanks (together, “the regulated entities”) operate in a safe and sound manner so that they serve as a reliable source of liquidity and funding for housing finance and community investment.

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The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) was established by the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA) and is responsible for the effective supervision, regulation, and housing mission oversight of the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae), the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), and the Federal Home Loan Bank System, which includes the 11 Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLBanks) and the Office of Finance (OF). The Agency’s mission is to ensure that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) and the FHLBanks (together, “the regulated entities”) operate in a safe and sound manner so that they serve as a reliable source of liquidity and funding for housing finance and community investment.

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