Less than two months after the 2017 Republican push to kill Obamacare perished overnight on the Senate floor, more than a third of the Democratic caucus gathered in a much smaller room on Capitol Hill to take turns making the case for Sen. Bernie Sanders' new "Medicare for All" bill.
Month: August 2019
Democrats’ Medicare for All must consider union-won plans: AFL-CIO
Democrats’ Medicare for All plans must consider union-negotiated health plans: AFL-CIO chief
Advocates sue in attempt to speed up Nebraska Medicaid expansion
Medicaid advocates in Nebraska have filed a lawsuit to try to force state officials to offer coverage sooner than the official 2020 rollout date.According to the lawsuit filed Wednesday by Nebras...
Sanders’s flawed statistic: 500,000 medical bankruptcies a year
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is goosing the numbers as he campaigns for universal health care.
Biden’s new campaign ad highlights family tragedies to talk healthcare
Joe Biden's new campaign ad brings up family tragedies to talk healthcare and invoke Obamacare.
After trying to kill health insurance for millions, Paul Ryan now profits from medical tech
As Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan (R-WI) was best known for his repeated attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (commonly known as Obamacare) and take away health insurance coverage from tens of millions of Americans. Now a private citizen, Ryan is about to profit from his own legislative failures.
According to his hometown paper, Ryan has joined the board of directors at SHINE Medical Technologies. The Janesville-based company makes molybdenum-99, a radioactive isotope used to...
Retiring Congressman Duffy to rely on pre-existing condition protections he voted to repeal
Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI) announced on Monday that he will soon resign his House seat, citing family reasons. He and his wife, Fox News contributor Rachel Campos-Duffy, said their soon-to-be born ninth child will require heart surgery soon after her birth.
On Tuesday, Duffy explained that he had made sure the child will have access to health insurance despite her pre-existing conditions.
It is laudable that the Duffy family is preparing to provide as much care as possible for a ...
Biden gets ‘personal’ in new TV ad in Iowa focused on health care
Biden knocks Trump, Democratic rivals in new TV ad touting Affordable Care Act
In a spot that debuted Tuesday in Iowa, the former vice president says protecting Obama’s signature achievement is “personal” to him.