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HIV: Trump says he will ask Congress to commit to eliminating HIV in the U.S. within 10 years. In the past, the president has proposed cuts to NIH, NSF and other research funding. He also eliminated the White House's advisory panel on the AIDS epidemic.

Drug prices: “As a result of my administration's efforts, in 2018, drug prices experienced their single largest decline in 46 years.” Trump has proposed significant policies that could help curb spending on prescription drugs. But none of them have taken effect yet.

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8 Senate Democrats vote against adding $15 minimum wage to COVID relief

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Eight Democratic senators on Friday voted against Sen. Bernie Sanders' amendment to ignore a ruling by the Senate parliamentarian and add a $15 minimum wage provision to the $1.9 trillion COVID relief package.

The state of play: The vote was held open for hours on Friday afternoon — even after every senator had voted — due to a standoff in negotiations over the next amendments that the Senate will take up.

CDC: Easing mask mandates led to higher COVID cases and deaths

Customer at a supermarket chain in Austin, Texas. Montinique Monroe/Getty Images

Easing mask restrictions and on-site dining have increased COVID-19 cases and deaths, according to a study out Friday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Why it matters: The report's findings converge with actions from governors this week easing mask mandates and announcing plans to reopen nonessential businesses like restaurants.