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
Month: January 2019
The Health 202: Utah voters approved expanding Medicaid, but that doesn’t mean it will happen
GOP lawmakers are trying to alter the plan.
How would ‘Medicare-for-all’ work?
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.
Taxes, healthcare expose Democratic party split as 2020 field grows
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
Sorry, Howard Schultz – America doesn’t want another billionaire president | Luke Savage
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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What single-payer advocates want to hear from 2020 Democratic primary contenders
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...
Schultz defends criticism of Medicare-for-all proposal
Kamala Harris and Michael Bloomberg Clash on Medicare for All
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.