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Barack Obama Praises 'Medicare For All' In Election Speech
The former president’s comments give credence to a growing progressive movement.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Asks Why U.S. Funds 'Unlimited War' But Not 'Medicare For All'
“Why is it that our pockets are only empty when it comes to education and health care for our kids?" the Democratic congressional candidate inquired.
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Trump Administration Restarts Obamacare Program That It Suspended Two Weeks Ago
Insurers will be relieved, and markets will avoid a big hit.
Hospice Overdosed Patients To 'Hasten Their Deaths,' Former Health Care Executive Admits
Federal prosecutors allege Melanie Murphey and others at Novus Health Services in Texas were trying to maximize profits.
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Keith Ellison Becomes The Lead ‘Medicare For All’ Proponent In The House
The Minnesota congressman just replaced retiring Rep. John Conyers as chief sponsor of the main single-payer bill.
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The Liberal Establishment Suddenly Sounds Very Ambitious On Health Care
A new plan signals revived interest in public options and even Medicare-for-all.
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It Won't Be Easy For Blue States To Dodge The GOP Tax Law
Democratic efforts to offset the lost state tax deductions are fraught with practical and political problems.
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Americans Should Get Ready To Spend Even More Of Their Money On Health Care
The numbers are only rising a little bit, but the U.S. already spends quite a lot.
Bernie Sanders’ ‘Medicare For All’ Online Town Hall Draws Over 1 Million Live Viewers
The Vermont senator delighted in circumventing the television networks.
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America Needs A Healthcare System Built For Care, Not Profit
Benjamin Y. Fong
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As well as making Americans healthier, Medicare for All would change our understanding of what we can and should demand of our society.
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'Safety Net' Hospitals Face Federal Budget Cuts
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The cuts come at a time when many rural hospitals already are struggling to keep their doors open. By Michael Ollove A
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A Medicaid Work Requirement Would Be Bad Policy Without The Opioid Crisis. It's Disastrous With It.
The first state waiver is likely to be from Kentucky -- a state that has benefited enormously from Medicaid coverage for people facing opioid addiction
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Trump's New Medicaid Rules Aren't About Empowering People. They're About Punishing The Poor.
A new policy that would allow states to mandate work requirements on Medicaid beneficiaries is as unnecessary as it is punitive.
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Trump Administration Paves Way For States To Force Medicaid Recipients To Work
It's an enormous shift in decades-long policy.
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Insurer To Cover Dying Activist's Breathing Machine After Twitter Campaign
Ady Barkan used his new following to get help -- and draw attention to the flaws in our health care system.
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The Children's Health Insurance Program Is In Peril Again. But There's Good News.
The real cost of funding health care for 9 million low-income kids has dropped -- a lot.
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Bernie Sanders Clarifies Comments About Middle-Class Tax Cuts In GOP Bill
“Let's pass tax reform that permanently benefits all middle-income and working-class families without giving tax breaks to the top 1 percent," he said.
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The Middle Class Is So Christmas Past
Leo W. Gerard
International President United Steelworkers union
Republicans promised the American people a tax bill for Christmas, and this week they delivered. It’s definitely a bill for
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Next On GOP Agenda: 'Curing' Medicare -- With Help From Corporate Flacks And Lobbyists
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Now that Congress has passed the GOP’s $1.5 trillion tax bill, the Senate will soon vote on President Trump’s nomination
What's Inside The GOP's Christmas Box?
William S. Becker
Energy & Climate Policy Expert
Congressional Republicans are putting the final wrappings on the Christmas present President Trump promised – a “giant, beautiful
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84 Arrested At Capitol Hill Protest Against GOP Tax Bill
The progressive activists, ignited by the Democratic Senate win in Alabama, trained their efforts on Republican swing votes.
Will Susan Collins Save Medicare?
Collins believes, or claims to believe, that Paul Ryan can be trusted to protect Medicare.
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