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ow much can politics actually affect how our medicines get made?

As Americans head to the polls Tuesday — and wait for the returns to start coming in — we’re going to take a look back to what history can tell us about the future of our drugs and how we pay for them.

We’ll start with a look at the issues that reached the forefront of this election cycle for the drug industry and the lasting effect they could have on development of new medicines.

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We will also tackle this question: Will your vote today have any effect on what happens next in the drug pricing debate?

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