Earlier this month, the House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act in a rare bi-partisan effort. The bill is meant to speed the development of lifesaving treatments, but critics warn it may also allow ineffective or even harmful drugs onto the market.
The Senate is debating a bill that would reduce U.S. carbon emissions through a cap and trade system. Supporters says the measure is a good first step in fighting global warming, while opponents, including President Bush, say the measure would hurt the economy and push gas prices even higher.
- John Stowell vice president for environmental policy, Duke Energy
- Manik Roy director of congressional affairs, Pew Center on Global Climate Change
- Darren Samuelsohn Senior Reporter, Greenwire/Environment and Energy Daily
- Rep. Jay Inslee Democratic Congressman from Washington and co-author of "Apollo's Fire."
- Stephen Moore is a member of the Wall Street Journal's editorial board.
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