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All three broadcast networks Tuesday morning seized on a pharmaceutical company hiking the price of a prescription drug in order to promote Hillary Clinton’s call for new government regulation of the industry. At the top of NBC’s Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie proclaimed: “5,000% hike?! The young drug company CEO under fire for raising the cost of a life-saving pill overnight....The controversial decision making it all the way to the campaign trail.”
A soundbite ran of Clinton declaring: “Nobody in America should have to choose between buying the medicine they need and paying their rent.” Guthrie added: “How that CEO has become a pariah and thrust the battle over prescriptions and price-gouging into the spotlight.”