Democrats have a plan to cap insulin at $35 a month. Republicans won't say if they'll block it.

It is an open question whether Democrats will pass their Build Back Better bill this year, or ever — Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) reiterated his ambivalence on Monday, even as he and President Biden spoke about the bill on the phone. But the version of the legislation that passed the House and is working its way through the Senate would cap insulin costs at $35 a month for people with insurance, either private or through Medicaid. Biden touted this provision of the bill last week.

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Peter has worked as a news and culture writer and editor at The Week since the site's launch in 2008. He covers politics, world affairs, religion and cultural currents. His journalism career began as a copy editor at a financial newswire and has included editorial positions at The New York Times Magazine, Facts on File, and Oregon State University.