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Jealous to host Medicare rally with Bernie Saunders

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 »

Sen. Bernie Sanders plans to stump for Md. governor candidate Ben Jealous

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.

The Push for a Medicare-for-All Plan

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 Sanders prepared Medicare bill, health care lobbyists bankrolled Senate Democrats

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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’...

FLASHBACK: Bernie Sanders Says Medicaid For Everybody Would “Bankrupt The Nation” (VIDEO)

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

Sen. Sanders' Medicare-For-All Act: The Time Has Come Today

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

We Liberals Sure Do Love to Blather, Don’t We?

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 […]

How the Bernie Sanders Plan Would Both Beef Up and Slim Down Medicare

The Medicare-for-all plan would mean not just an expansion but a redefinition of the program.

Schumer Stays Mum On Single Payer As Gillibrand Co-Sponsors Medicare-For-All Bill

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 › ]

Democratic leaders are keeping their distance from Bernie Sanders' radical new healthcare plan

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

At 2pm Bernie Sanders introduces Medicare-for-All. C-SPAN will carry it, and the heavyweights of the Democratic Party will be with him – but not Menendez

Bernie Sanders will introduce the Medicare-for-All Act at 2pm today. It will be something of an event. There are now 16 senators co-sponsoring Bernie Sanders’ Medicare-for-All bill, including Cory Booker (but not Bob Menendez).  And in a few minutes at 2pm,...Read more

Bernie Sanders unveils universal healthcare bill: 'This is where the country has got to go'

3 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Senator Bernie Sanders is rolling out his bill that would create a “Medicare-for-all” healthcare system in the US. “Under this legislation, every family in America would receive comprehensive coverage, and middle-class families would...Show More Summary

Single-payer healthcare is gaining steam — but there's a simple reason it won't happen anytime soon

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday is set to introduce his Medicare-for-all bill, part of a burgeoning Democratic push for single-payer-style healthcare that has picked up several influential endorsements from potential 2020 presidential hopefuls. For now, however, it's shaping up to be more of a talking point for the party than a reality. Sen. Show More Summary

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