Today’s bill introduction is the crest of a wave, but it’s also a new beginning.
As the Chambers Brothers might put it, with the introduction of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ Medicare-for-All Act of 2017, the time has come today. The dream of healthcare reformers for more than a century—and the incredible and unending work of nurses, especially National Nurses United members, to guarantee health care with comprehensive benefits and a single standard of quality care for everyone—is moving a huge step forward.
Sixteen senators are co-sponsoring the bill. Will the rest of the party follow suit? With 16 Democratic senators beside him, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, introduced “Medicare for All” legislation on Wednesday, sending a message to Con...
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has unveiled his single-payer health care plan, called the “Medicare For All" Act.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has proposed the only health care plan that would fulfill all the health care promises made by President Trump—but White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders slammed the single-payer health care pl...
Single-payer health care, or as Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) calls it, “Medicare for all,” is becoming a rallying cry for many Democrats in Congress. But polling from the summer shows it could be a tough sell to the public.