A number of leading Democrats want to change the U.S. health care system to make sure more people are covered. Ali Velshi talks about whether it will happen and how it would work with Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI), who was recently diagnosed with cancer, and
GOP lawmakers are trying to alter the plan.
Johns Hopkins physician Doctor Kavita Patel, who helped draft Obamacare, joins Ali Velshi to take a deeper dive into what some Democratic candidates are proposing for a health care plan – like California Senator Kamala Harris’ “Medicare-for-all” system.
Big plans such as heavy taxes on the wealthy and Medicare for all are major talking points for Democratic 2020 contenders. Yasmin Vossoughian is joined by Executive Editor of Bloomberg Opinion Tim O’Brien and Host of NY1’s “Off Topic/On Politics” podcast
Schultz opposes Medicare for All and raising the top tax rate – his middle-of-the-road vision is not what America needs
Howard Schultz, the former Starbucks CEO, has a bold plan to rescue America, and it involves putting another billionaire in the White House to put a stop to dangerous ideas like universal healthcare and higher taxes on the wealthy.
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In the fall of 2017, with more than three years to go before the next presidential election, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) introduced Medicare for All legislation in the Senate. The bill racked up a long list of high-profile co-sponsors, many of whom were already being talked about as 2020 contenders.
Since then, Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Kamala Harris (D-CA), and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) — all co-sponsors of Sanders bill — have jumped into the Democratic fray. So, to...
Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, whose contemplation of an independent presidential run in 2020 has infuriated Democrats, defended on Tuesday his belief that a "Medicare-for-all" proposal is "not American."
Touring New Hampshire, Mr. Bloomberg said that it was fine to provide Medicare to uninsured Americans, but that giving it to everyone was financially untenable.
Most Americans want a version of Medicare for everyone, which is good news for presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris and other Democrats who support "Medicare-for-all," a national health care proposal in which people would get their insurance from a single government plan.
Former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg said Tuesday that replacing private, employer-provided health insurance was financially impossible and a Medicare-for-all system, a popular progressive policy, would not work in the US.