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Health care bill collapses in the Senate

Health care bill collapses in the Senate

WASHINGTON — Senate GOP leaders have once again failed in their efforts to dismantle and simultaneously replace much of the Affordable Care Act, after the defections of two more Republican senators left the party short of the votes needed to pass President Trump’s top legislative priority for his first seven months in office. Two more

WBA-Rite Aid deal likely to draw scrutiny from regulators

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance may have to divest up to 400 of the Rite Aid stores it is acquiring to satisfy antitrust regulations, analysts said. WBA is not publicly speculating on how many units it will have to shutter, said chief executive officer Stefano Pessina. “We have analyzed things very carefully,” he said

Senators urge close scrutiny of WBA-Rite Aid deal

Senators urge close scrutiny of WBA-Rite Aid deal

WASHINGTON — Two U.S. senators with oversight for antitrust issues have called on federal regulators to take a close look at Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.’s $17.2 billion deal to acquire Rite Aid Corp. Sen. Mike Lee (R., Utah), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar