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Sen. Markey joins Sen. Warren as co-sponsor of Sen. Sanders' health coverage legislation

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U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is co-sponsoring a bill by Sen. Bernie Sanders that would guarantee everyone in the country is covered by health insurance.
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Bernie Sanders introduces ‘Medicare for all' single-payer healthcare reform

Bernie Sanders introduces ‘Medicare for all' single-payer healthcare reform

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Fifteen Senate Democrats are now backing a single-payer healthcare plan which would expand Medicare coverage into a universal health insurance program for all Americans. Senator Bernie Sanders introduced the Medicare for All Act on Wednesday.
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Turning aside risk, Democrats rally to Bernie Sanders' single-payer health plan

Turning aside risk, Democrats rally to Bernie Sanders' single-payer health plan

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Like passengers leaping for a departing train, leading Democrats are scrambling to support single-payer health insurance, a system that would represent a huge expansion of government control over healthcare and which the party's presidential nominee declared last year would “never, ever” come to...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders unveils universal health care plan

Sen. Bernie Sanders unveils universal health care plan

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Senator Sanders says a single payer system is the solution to America's health care problems.
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As Sanders and Democrats Unveil Medicare For All, Trump Makes Final Push To Kill Healthcare

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As Sen. Bernie Sanders and 17 Democratic co-sponsors introduced Medicare For All, Donald Trump and Republicans are making one final push to take health care coverage away from millions of Americans.
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Hillary Clinton has a new put-down for Bernie Sanders on her media tour promoting her campaign memoir

Hillary Clinton has a new put-down for Bernie Sanders on her media tour promoting her campaign memoir

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Hillary Clinton is promoting a new criticism of Sen. Bernie Sanders in her new memoir and the book tour that has followed - that her former Democratic primary challenger is not a Democrat, and therefore didn't have the party's best interests in mind.
"He isn't a Democrat - that's not a smear, that's what he says," Clinton wrote in her book " What Happened ." "He didn't get into the race to make sure a Democrat won the White House, he got in to disrupt the Democratic Party."
Clinton went on to say that Sanders is "fundamentally wrong about the Democratic Party" and argued that the party has...
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Bernie Sanders Just Proposed Single-Payer Health Care. What's That?

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Sen. Bernie Sanders will unveil the latest version of his single-payer health care plan on Wednesday.
The bill, which has garnered 15 co-sponsors in the Senate, would shift the U.S. health care system from one in which most people under age 65 are insured privately -typically through their jobs-into one in which all Americans are insured through the federal government .
“Under Bernie's plan, Americans will benefit from the freedom and security that comes with finally separating health insurance from employment. That freedom would not only help the American people live happier, healthier...
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7 tough questions single-payer advocates must answer before their ideas can become law

7 tough questions single-payer advocates must answer before their ideas can become law

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Single-payer health care is having a moment.
The unexpected success of Sen. Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign, Democratic lawmakers searching for a new agenda in the Trump era, and the fact that Obamacare has revealed both the benefits and the limitations at a market-driven plan to expand health access have all combined to make a unified, government-run health plan seem like an attractive solution to our broken system.
Nearly every Senate Democrat with presidential ambitions has signed on to Sanders' latest Medicare for All bill. It's starting to look like single-payer is a policy that...
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Single-payer healthcare is gaining steam - but there's a simple reason it won't happen anytime soon

Single-payer healthcare is gaining steam - but there's a simple reason it won't happen anytime soon

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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. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, widely considered the most conservative Senate Democrat, said Tuesday that single-payer "should be explored," even while saying he was "skeptical" it would be the right choice in the end.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders: 'Introducing Medicare for All' | Campaign video

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Sen. Bernie Sanders released a campaign video introducing his plan to implement a single payer health care system "to guarantee health care for all people."
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There's a 'high chance' that Uber's failure to disclose its hack was illegal

There's a 'high chance' that Uber's failure to disclose its hack was illegal

Uber revealed on Tuesday that it had covered up a data breach that took place in 2016, affecting 57 million users. The company failed to tell authorities around the world and... Read more ...

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There's A Reason Powerful Americans Love To Attack Black Sports Figures

Donald Trump is just keeping with a long tradition in this country. Read more ...

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The UK is on course for longest fall in living standards since records began

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Al Franken Accused of Being 'Serial Groper'

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A woman allegedly sent explosive packages to President Obama and Texas Governor Greg Abbott - and was caught when officials discovered her cat's hair on the packages. Julia... Read more ...

Why asylum seekers are still in an Australian detention center, even after...

Why asylum seekers are still in an Australian detention center, even after Australia abandoned it

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Two More Women Accuse Sen. Al Franken Of Inappropriate Touching

Two More Women Accuse Sen. Al Franken Of Inappropriate Touching

One woman told HuffPost that Franken had grabbed her backside at an event honoring women. Read more ...

Capitol Police are reportedly investigating leaked nude photos of a Texas...

Capitol Police are reportedly investigating leaked nude photos of a Texas GOP lawmaker

Sexually explicit images of Republican Rep. Joe Barton of Texas surfaced on the internet. Barton says the Capitol Hill police are investigating. Barton reportedly warned a... Read more ...

Anonymous Twitter Account Circulates Nude Photo of Congressman

Anonymous Twitter Account Circulates Nude Photo of Congressman

Texas Congressman Joe Barton apologized on Wednesday after a nude photo of him circulated on social media, the AP reports. Barton issued a statement saying that while separated... Read more ...