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New polling out of the University of New Hampshire has neighboring senator Bernie Sanders in first place, trailed closely by Joe Biden, who still has no decided whether he will run for president.
Only 7 of 42 House Democrats who flipped GOP-held districts in 2018 are co-sponsoring the measure.
Members of a more centrist coalition of Democrats say that instead of single-payer health care, Congress should initially focus instead on shoring up the Affordable Care Act.
The first legislative proposal of the year on the subject could help shape the terms of the debate.
Measure to be formally introduced Wednesday signals party’s growing backing for once-fringe idea
House Democrats have unveiled details of their ambitious plan to expand a popular, government-run healthcare program to all Americans. The measure marks a fresh sign of the party’s growing support for a once fringe idea that will play a defining role in the 2020 presidential campaign.
The Medicare for All Act of 2019, to be formally introduced on Wednesday with 107 co-sponsors, woul...
Newly empowered House Democrats have outlined some high flown priorities -- the Green New Deal, Medicare-for-all, tax hikes for the rich -- but Rep. Maxine Waters has at least one very concrete target: Credit agencies.
House progressive Democratic leaders are set to unveil their own sweeping version of Medicare for all Wednesday, looking to put their stamp on a key legislative priority that's pushing the party to the left both in Congress and the 2020 presidential primary.
On Wednesday, Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) will introduce the Medicare for All Act of 2019, and already more than 100 House Democrats have said they support the bill.
ThinkProgress reviewed a section-by-section summary of the bill and participated in two press calls with the congresswoman and staff. Jayapal’s plan is likely the most ambitious yet among the crowded list of Democratic universal-coverage proposals.
The plan would fundamentally reshape the health care system...
The CEOs of seven major pharmaceutical companies are facing a hostile grilling from senators over high prescription drug prices that are a drain Medicare and Medicaid and a burden to millions of Americans. (Feb. 26)
Parents preparing to have a child have a million decisions to make, from how to give birth, to selecting childcare, healthcare, and schooling options. But a new report highlights how an essential ingredient to babies’ health starts with parents themselves—speci...