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Kamala Harris Says She Misunderstood Question About Eliminating Private Insurance [UPDATE]
The topic tripped up the 2020 Democrat earlier this year when she took several vague, seemingly contradictory positions. Thursday's debate wasn't much better.
'Medicare For All' Is The New Standard For 2020 Democrats
In 2008, single-payer health care was a fringe idea. Now, its opponents are the ones who have to explain themselves.
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Democratic Voters Don't Actually Understand 'Medicare For All,' New Report Says
They have some pretty important misconceptions, though the political implications aren't clear.
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I'm Dying Of ALS, And Watching Congress Debate Health Care This Week Gave Me Hope
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Passing "Medicare for All" would show we truly believe health care is a human right and that we all deserve to live with dignity.
Activists Take On Medicare For All, The Census And Abortion In Day Of Action
The protests followed Wednesday morning’s first hearing on Medicare for All in the House Ways and Means Committee.
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24 Million With 'Good' Insurance Struggle With Medical Bills Each Year, Study Finds
Employer health plans are popular, but their coverage is becoming less and less adequate.
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'Medicare For All' Isn’t The Only Way To Get To Universal Coverage
This health care plan from two liberal Democrats is starting to get more attention.
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Single-Payer Advocate Ady Barkan Shines At Historic 'Medicare For All' Hearing
Barkan's testimony was a highlight of the House hearing, which proved surprisingly substantive despite a clear partisan divide on the issue.
Ady Barkan’s Full House Testimony
Ady Barkan, a health care activist dying of ALS, testified before the House Rules Committee in support of "Medicare for All."
3 Big Questions Now That 'Medicare For All' Is Getting A Hearing
Tuesday is a chance to start seeking answers about a single-payer health care system in America.
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Beto O'Rourke Takes Primary Fight To Harris' Turf In Unconventional California Swing
The Texas Democrat made early campaign stops in the home state of rival 2020 candidate Sen. Kamala Harris.
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Democrats Add Single-Payer Champion Ady Barkan To 'Medicare For All' Hearing
No single-payer advocate is going to question this man's perspective.
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Single-Payer Advocates Worry 'Medicare For All' Hearing Could Be A 'Farce'
Is someone going to make the case for Medicare for All at a hearing about Medicare for All?
This Is The Part Of 'Medicare For All' That You Never Hear About
Bernie Sanders and allies want to squeeze hospitals, which is very necessary — and very difficult.
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Fox News' 'Medicare For All' Question To Bernie Sanders Audience Gets Unexpected Reaction
Town hall attendees were not afraid of the 2020 contender's plan to switch all Americans to a government-run insurance plan.
Bernie Sanders Introduces New Medicare For All Bill, Welcoming War With Insurance Industry
He's promising more benefits -- and facing more opposition.
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Progressives Support Shoring Up ACA Before Tackling Medicare For All
Democrats could be fighting each other over Medicare for All. Instead, they're united against Trump's effort to dismantle Obamacare.
Why Health Care Will Dominate 2020 Race
Health care and the Affordable Care Act are revving up to be key deciding factors in the 2020 presidential election.
The Curious Link Between Bernie Sanders And Beto O’Rourke
The former Texas congressman has attracted some key talent from Sanders’ first presidential bid. Why?
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Democrats Who No Longer Support 'Medicare For All' Bill Have Lots Of Excuses
Some lawmakers are less bold when their party is in power.
House Progressives To Unveil The Most Ambitious 'Medicare For All' Bill Yet
The new legislation would fully replace private health insurance and offer more benefits than other "Medicare for all" plans. But it has fewer co-sponsors than last year's bill.
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Why Bernie Sanders’ Supporters Say He's Still The Right Choice For 2020
No one else has the same credibility on progressive issues, say his diehard backers.
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2 Liberal Democrats Are Promoting A Twist On 'Medicare For All'
It would create a big government plan but keep a role for private insurance.
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Trump Administration Brags About Quick Generic Drug Approvals. But Hundreds Of Them Aren’t For Sale.
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Meanwhile, brand-name drug makers are raising prices at 10 percent per year.
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John Dingell, Longest-Serving Member Of Congress In History, Dies At 92
The champion of universal health care cast over 28,000 votes in the House, helping pass Medicare and Obamacare.
If Progressives Want To Nuke The Filibuster, They're Going To Have To Convince A Bunch Of Democrats First
Ambitious health care and climate proposals have no chance of passing with the filibuster on the books. But many Democrats say they want to keep it anyway.
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