Watch 7pm tonight at The Young Turks.. Co-sponsored by Now This. Also available at Bernie Sanders’ social media sites. Got Questions? Ask them here. Here’s a little on how it came to be Bernie Sanders is hosting a 90-minute online town...Read more
Sixteen U.S. senators now support Medicare-for-All, one-third of the Democrats in the Senate. Cory Booker is one of them, a good move for someone who wants to be president. On Tuesday night, Bernie Sanders will host the first Town Hall...Read more
President Donald Trump asked aides why everyone can't be covered under Medicare, according to a new book. The Medicare-for-all idea has been advanced in a bill offered by Sen. Bernie Sanders and Democrats. Trump also reportedly had "little...Show More Summary
A former NAACP leader running for governor of Maryland says he wants to make the state the first to have a Medicare-for-all health care system. Ben Jealous proposed his MD-Care … Click to Continue »
Earlier this summer, Sanders endorsed Jealous, one of eight Democrats seeking to challenge Gov. Larry Hogan (R) next November. Their Dec. 6 rally will focus on a “Medicare-for-All” plan.
By Cody Johnston Published: September 16th, 2017
America’s complex and inefficient healthcare system ends up being both very expensive and limited in its coverage, a problem that Sen. Bernie Sanders is targeting in his Medicare-for-all plan, reports Dennis J Bernstein. By Dennis J Bernstein Sen. Bernie Sanders…Read more ?
As Bernie Sanders worked to finalize his Medicare-for-All Act of 2017, corporate lobbyists representing the traditional opponents of single-payer health care — including the nation’s major private insurers and drug companies — poured hundreds of thousands of dollars into Senate Democrats’...
This week, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) unveiled his Medicare-for-all legislation with nearly half of the Democrat Senate roster behind him. Sanders was not always in favor of blanket coverage programs, warning in a 1987 interview that a similar proposal presented this week, would bankrupt the United States. Show More Summary
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...Show More Summary
I’ve still got an hour before I have to leave for the airport, so let’s take note of two examples of party dynamics today. First up is Bernie Sanders and his Medicare-for-All bill. What’s been the response among the lefty wonkocracy? Let’s call it…hesitation. Everyone’s for single-payer, that’s not the problem. But Bernie’s plan has […]
The Medicare-for-all plan would mean not just an expansion but a redefinition of the program.
As Bernie Sanders and the rest of the 2,020 Democrats running for president in a few years (including, some believe, Kirsten Gillibrand) gathered in Washington to support Sanders's Medicare-for-all bill today, Chuck Schumer, New York's senior senator and the Democratic Minority Leader, remains non-committal on the idea of single-payer health care. [ more › ]
WASHINGTON — Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont unveiled his "Medicare-for-all" healthcare plan Wednesday, alongside more than a dozen Democratic colleagues, including several potential 2020 presidential hopefuls. Absent from Sanders' policy...Show More Summary
Medicare-for-All Bill has the most extreme abortion proposal yet.
Pro-choice groups are heavily endorsing the bill.