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Senate agrees on FDA overhaul
Los Angeles Times

In a momentary flash of bipartisanship, the Senate approved legislation that would allow Americans speedier access to generic drugs as well as breakthrough treatments for life-threatening diseases as part of a Food and Drug Administration revamping that now heads to the House.

But the comity didn’t last, and the FDA accord was quickly followed by another round of partisan fighting over President Obama’s push to keep student loan interest rates low.