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Republicans can’t wait to debate Medicare for All

Reps. Kevin Brady (left) and Greg Walden answer questions on the American Health Care Act in 2017. GOP lawmakers are trolling Democrats with demands for hearings on the sweeping single-payer bill set to be introduced this month. | Win [...]

Harris dives into ‘Medicare for All’ minefield

Like many of her fellow 2020 hopefuls, Sen. Kamala Harris is appealing to both camps, co-sponsoring both full Medicare for All and variations on “Medicare for More.” | Al Drago/Getty Images health care While nearly every [...]

Trump to propose sweeping changes to Medicare drug prices

President Donald Trump speaks about prescription drug prices with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar in the Rose Garden on May 11. Thursday’s event is another move to address his campaign promise on lowering those prices. [...]

‘Just ridiculous lies’: Dems incensed over misleading GOP ads on Medicare for All

Kentucky Democrat Amy McGrath’s campaign has largely chosen to ignore misleading attack ads that her campaign manager Mark Nicholas calls “ridiculous lies.” | AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File Share on Facebook Share [...]

Obama touts Medicare for all as evidence of Democrats’ new ideas

“Democrats aren’t just running on good old ideas like a higher minimum wage, they’re running on new ideas, Medicare for all,” former President Barack Obama said. | Scott Olson/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on [...]

Republicans give up on Medicare overhaul

Republicans on Capitol Hill are giving up on what might be their last best chance to overhaul Medicare, just as they’re losing their leading champion on the issue, House Speaker Paul Ryan. The quiet surrender on a subject that’s energized [...]
It’s now time for Medicare for all
This originally appeared on Robert Reich’s blog. Senator Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, and Jeff Merkley, are introducing a Medicare For All bill in the Senate. It’s a model for where this nation needs to be headed. Some [...]
Bernie Sanders, Democrats introduce “Medicare for all” bill
Sen. Bernard Sanders released a long-awaited “Medicare for all” bill Wednesday that would give Americans a publicly funded insurance card, allowing them to see the doctor without paying anything out-of-pocket or shelling out premiums to [...]
Sanders bill expands Medicare for all, lacks details on cost
WASHINGTON (AP) – Americans would get health coverage simply by showing a new government-issued card and would no longer owe out-of-pocket expenses like deductibles, according to legislation Sen. Bernie Sanders released Wednesday. But [...]
The case for Medicare for all — plus 7 smaller steps to fix U.S. health care
Excerpted from “The Great American Economy: How Inefficiency Broke It and What We Can Do to Fix It ” by Steve Slavin (Prometheus Books, 2017). Reprinted with Permission from Prometheus Books. While we devote 18 percent of our GDP [...]