Bernie Sanders raises $18 million in 1st quarter

With 19 candidates officially seeking the Democratic nomination Bernie Sanders decided to break from the pack-- appearing on Fox News where few democrats are known to visit. His medicare for all plan -- often criticized by Republicans -- got an enthusiastic response from audience members of both parties. Ed O'keefe reports.

Labor unions come out in support of Maine’s Green New Deal

The Maine American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), which represents over 160 local labor unions across the state, announced its support Tuesday for the state’s recently introduced Green New Deal legislation.

This is the first Green New Deal-branded proposal to be backed by an AFL affiliate.

“We face twin crises of skyrocketing inequality and increasing climate instability. Climate change and inequality pose dire threats to w...

The one Supreme Court case most likely to reveal Chief Justice Roberts’ soul

The instant Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement last June, Chief Justice John Roberts became one of the most watched men in America. With Kennedy gone, Roberts now holds the balance of power on a court otherwise split between four Democrats and four Republicans who are even more conservative than the Chief.

And, next Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear a case that is likely to provide the clearest window to date into just how willing the Chief Justice is to politicize ...

Fox News town hall audience cheers Bernie Sanders’ Medicare for All pitch

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, pitched his vision for the future of health care countrywide at a Fox News town hall Monday night and was met with cheers from the audience.

After Sanders explained why he would rather have the federal government provideing  health insurance than private companies, Fox News anchor Bret Baier decided to pose the question to the audience. The audience, Baier said, included a lot of Democrats, Republican...

National Spending Estimates Under Medicare for All

Some policymakers are examining "Medicare-for-All" proposals that would provide comprehensive health care coverage to the population nationwide. According to a new report, national spending under a Medicare-for-All plan would be $3.89 trillion in 2019, or a 1.8 percent increase relative to the costs under current law.