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.
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
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
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