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sanders slams gop, touts universal health care in california


sen. bernie sanders pilloried republican efforts to overhaul the health care system and touted his own medicare for all plan friday before an effusive california audience that welcomed him on stage with chants of "run, bernie, run!"






sanders slams gop, touts universal health care in california


sen. bernie sanders pilloried republican efforts to overhaul the health care system and touted his own medicare for all plan friday before an effusive california audience that welcomed him on stage with chants of “run, bernie, run!” sanders’ speech to the influential california nurses’ union in san francisco came shortly after republican sen. john mccain […]






bernie sanders introduces universal health care, backed by 15 democrats


sen. bernie sanders, i-vt., introduced legislation wednesday that would expand medicare into a universal health insurance program with the backing of at least 15 democratic senators - a record level of support for an idea that had been relegated to the fringes during the last democratic presidency....






bernie sanders, ted cruz debate obamacare: universal health care versus the free


sens. bernie sanders and ted cruz debated the future of health care in the us tuesday night during an event hosted by cnn. the global dispatch fact checking of cnn’s analysis can be read here “2010, 2014, 2016, i believe were a mandate from the voters. we’re tired of the premiums going up. we’re tired […]






senators roll out competing health plans: gop unveils another repeal effort, san


senators on wednesday rolled out competing plans for the nation's health care system, with a group of gop senators making a last, long-shot effort to undo barack obama's affordable care act and independent sen. bernie sanders proposing universal government-run coverage. despite opposition and little...






bernie sanders to introduce universal health insurance bill backed by 15 senator


sen. bernie sanders, i-vt., will introduce legislation on wednesday that would expand medicare into a universal health insurance program with the backing of at least 15 democratic senators - a record level of support for an idea that had been relegated to the fringes during the last democratic...






‘thousands of americans will die’: bernie sanders uses cbo report to slam gop’s


vermont sen. bernie sanders (i-vt) ripped into the proposed gop health care plan, citing a u.s. congressional budget office report that stated millions will lose coverage under the replacement to affordable care act. according to the hill, sanders said the replacement plan would be responsible for u...






bernie sanders' medicare for all is a delusional promise


bernie sanders has a health care plan he calls medicare for all. he’s underselling it. his proposal really should be called medicare for all and a pony. it’s everything you could want and then some. medicare is a giant government program that pays for health care for seniors and the disabled. its...






bernie sanders dissects gop health-care bill for kentucky crowd


covington, ky. — u.s. sen. bernie sanders invaded u.s. sen. mitch mcconnell’s home state sunday night to lambaste the senate majority leader’s plan to replace the affordable care act, also known as obamacare. sanders, an independent from vermont who ran unsuccessfully for president last ...






bernie sanders' health care plan puts democrats on the spot


sen. bernie sanders rode his impassioned liberal army of supporters through a tumultuous 2016, fighting to snatch the democratic presidential nomination from hillary clinton. now he's disrupting the party anew, forcing democrats to take sides over his plan to provide government-run health care for all.






bernie sanders’ health care plan puts democrats on the spot


sen. bernie sanders rode his impassioned liberal army of supporters through a tumultuous 2016, fighting to snatch the democratic presidential nomination from hillary clinton. now he's disrupting the party anew, forcing democrats to take sides over his plan to provide government-run health care for all.






republicans unveil long-shot effort on health care


senators on wednesday rolled out competing plans for the nation's health care system, with a group of gop senators making a last, long-shot effort to undo barack obama's affordable care act and independent sen. bernie sanders proposing universal government-run coverage.






bernie sanders bill expands medicare for all, but lacks details on cost


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 charting a stem-to-stern reshaping of the country's health care system.






‘thousands of americans will die’: bernie sanders destroys ‘barbaric’ trumpcare


in an appearance on anderson cooper 360, sen. bernie sanders (i-vt) explained why the newly-release affordable health care act is “the most harmful piece of legislation” he’s ever seen. “if you throw over 23 million people off of health insurance, if you cut medicaid by over ...






an economist does the math on single-payer health care


california’s democratic lawmakers blocked universal health care legislation — the culmination of a successful lobbying campaign to portray the proposal as unrealistic and unaffordable. but days later, advocates of a universal health care system in which the government is the single payer got three b...






sanders, gop push banner health care bills


washington (ap) — liberal sen. bernie sanders is ready to unveil his bill for creating a system where the government provides health insurance for everybody. republican senators are ready to release details of a last-ditch effort to repeal and replace president barack obama’s health care law. besides focusing on health, the rival packages have something […]






bernie sanders’ ‘medicare-for-all’ plan would kill hyde, fund abortions with tax


sen. bernie sanders's single-payer health-care bill would force taxpayers to pay for abortions, effectively eliminating the longstanding hyde amendment.






bernie sanders plans health care rallies in red states


senator bernie sanders energized many voters across the country during his failed bid for the 2016 democratic presidential nomination, and now he’s hitting the road again to speak with americans—but with a different end-goal in mind. the independent senator from vermont is set this weekend tol...






sanders sounds alarm on gop health care bill


democrats should do "everything they can" to oppose the legislation in "any way" they can, says sen. bernie sanders






watch bernie sanders bust out laughing at trump’s daft claim that ‘nobody knew h


sen. bernie sanders (i-vt) on monday laughed out loud at donald trump’s assertion that “nobody knew healthcare could be so complicated,” noting he already had “a clue” the issue was a complex one. healthcare was a major component of sanders’ bid for the 2016 democratic nomination. the vermont senato...






sanders urges west virginian to oppose gop health plan


morgantown, w.va. (ap) — sen. bernie sanders has ventured into a stronghold for president donald trump to urge west virginia’s republican senator to resist efforts to repeal much of barack obama’s health care law. speaking to hundreds of supporters sunday in morgantown, sanders said if gop sen. shelley moore capito’s opposes her party’s health care […]






sen. sanders’ medicare for all is the answer to health care woes (3 letters)


universal care is popular because our current system is not working for everyone and every state. the affordable care act was a start, but for-profit care will never work.






bernie sanders, gop proposing dueling health care overhauls


sanders putting forth “medicare-for-all” as some senate republicans set to try again to repeal and replace obamacare






sanders, democrats see deaths from gop health care bill


senator bernie sanders and leading democrats are calling the republican health care bill a death sentence for thousands of americans. the republicans’ proposed replacement for obamacare narrowly passed the house thursday, with all 193 democrats voting no. related: trump and ryan face risks after hea...






the push for single-payer health care just went national. what does that mean fo


the push for state-level single-payer health care has posed a political dilemma for california democrats. but a national effort spearheaded by bernie sanders changes the political dynamic.






trump praises australia's universal health care: 'you have much better health ca


seconds after praising his party's efforts to pass a new health-care bill that estimates said would leave millions uninsured, president donald trump praised australia's government-funded universal heath-care system. "we have a failing health care -- i shouldn't say this to our great gentleman and...






bernie sanders in los angeles: 'we are looking at a totally new political world'


vermont sen. bernie sanders got a rock star’s welcome when he spoke in downtown los angeles on sunday in what was theoretically a book tour stop but amounted to more of a political rally, urging progressives to play by new rules as they resist president trump’s administration. “we are looking at...






tom perez to chair dnc, progressives call for more socialism, bernie sanders wan


the battle for the chair of the democratic national committee came to an end in atlanta when former labor secretary tom perez was elected to the position, beating out minnesota rep. keith ellison in a race between the obama-era establishment and the progressive/socialist wing of sen. bernie sanders. ellison, who was backed by sanders, pleaded with […]






bernie sanders in los angeles: 'the truth is that trump is a pathological liar'


vermont sen. bernie sanders got a rock star’s welcome when he spoke in downtown los angeles on sunday in what was theoretically a book tour stop but amounted to more of a political rally, urging progressives to play by new rules as they resist president trump’s administration. “we are looking at...






bernie sanders can't help but cackle at trump's telling admission about american


"thank you, mr. president, let us move to a medicare-for-all." hours after house republicans effectively voted to repeal obamacare, donald trump made a puzzling admission. during a press conference with australian prime minister malcolm turnbull, the president seemed to acknowledge that australia's health care was vastly superior to the united states'—including the american health care act that just made its way through the house."it's going to be fantastic health care," trump said. "i shouldn't say this to our great gentleman and my friend from australia because you have better health care than we do."the irony was not lost on sen. bernie sanders (i-vt)."well, mr. president, you're right, in australia and every other major country on earth they guarantee health care to all peo






sanders urges west virginian to oppose gop health plan


vermont sen. bernie sanders took the fight against a republican health care overhaul to a key lawmaker's home state on sunday, urging west virginia's gop senator to resist pressure from any last-minute deal making aimed at rescuing the legislation.






as sanders prepared medicare bill, health care lobbyists bankrolled senate democ


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’ fundraisin...






there are 3 types of single-payer 'concern trolls' — and they all want to underm


with momentum building for single-payer healthcare among democratic voters and a growing number of 2020 hopefuls, sen. bernie sanders unveiled a “medicare for all” bill last week. immediately, a number of pundits denounced the legislation as an “unrealistic” “bloated” “disaster” full of “magic...






study: new taxes could fund universal california health care


a longshot california proposal to replace insurance companies with government-funded health care for all of the state's residents could be paid for with a sales tax hike and a new tax on business revenue, according to a report released wednesday.






bernie sanders urges democrats to reach out to trump supporters to promote progr


vermont sen. bernie sanders urged democrats to reach out to president donald trump's supporters to promote a progressive agenda that includes guaranteed health care for all americans as part of a strategy to rebuild the party. sanders told a boisterous crowd tuesday night in louisville that trump...