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Medicare For All

  1. 2020 presidential election
    Joe Biden May Be the Last Hurrah for Moderate DemocratsBarring a Biden nomination, the time seems ripe for progressives to take the wheel in the Democratic Party, and for moderates to fall in line.
  2. medicare for all
    Some Democrats Who Ran on Medicare for All Are Backing Away From It NowThe progressive proposal was a rallying cry during midterms, but some Democrats now appear to be hedging their bets.
  3. vision 2020
    Kamala Harris Didn’t Just Flip-Flop on Medicare for AllBut big promises about legislation Joe Manchin will never vote for mean less than pledges to aggressively exercise Executive authority.
  4. the media
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Critique of Fact-Checking Is ValidThe congresswoman downplays facts that are inconvenient to her ideology. So do her fact-checkers.
  5. politics
    NYC Care Is Coming, and So Is the Health-Care Reform WaveBill de Blasio’s universal health-care proposal is part of a trend.
  6. 2020 elections
    In the Trump Era, Who Needs Moderates Anyway?Research shows running to the center didn’t help candidates in 2018. That could convince progressives that moderates have outlived their usefulness.
  7. 2018 midterms
    Even Old Folks Trended Democratic in 2018The Democratic future depends on young and minority voters and college-educated women. But many seniors vote, and more of them are voting Democratic.
  8. nancy pelosi
    For First Act in Power, Dems Consider Making Their Own Agenda Impossible to PassPelosi is plans to create a super-majority requirement for raising taxes on the middle class, a rule that could make single-payer impossible to pass.
  9. healthcare
    What Medicare for All’s Sky-High Poll Numbers Really ProveVoters aren’t necessarily sold on single-payer. But a supermajority of Americans (and a slim majority of GOPers) do want more government health care.
  10. the national interest
    Republican Extremism Is Turning Democrats Left on Health CareIf conservatives are going to destroy market-based health reform, they can’t complain when Democrats turn to government-based plans.
  11. medicare for all
    GOP’s Latest Mediscare Tactic Is Deeply CynicalAttacking Medicare for All as a threat to Medicare is pretty bald-faced.
  12. medicare for all
    New Poll Finds Majority of GOP Voters Support Medicare for AllIt isn’t politically risky for Democrats to campaign on Medicare for All. But actually implementing it will be a different story.
  13. No, Medicare for All Isn’t Just Like Medicare, But for AllSingle-payer health care has many attractive features, but simply expanding Medicare as we know it isn’t one of them.
  14. single-payer
    Democrats Must Soon Decide Whether Single-Payer Is a Litmus TestShould Democrats abandon incremental approaches to health care?
  15. women's health
    The Medicare-for-All Bill Covers All Women’s Health Services, Including AbortionPro-choice groups are heavily endorsing the bill.
  16. Sanders’s Medicare-for-All Bill Is Missing Key Details, But That’s Not the PointFifteen top Democrats support the plan, which is currently more significant than Sanders’s failure to flesh out how single-payer would be paid for.
  17. The Left Has Made Medicare for All a Mainstream, Democratic PolicyBut to make universal health care a reality, progressive activists are going to need to do a whole lot more than that.
  18. women in politics
    Kamala Harris Just Backed a Bill That Would Make Health Care Free“It’s just the right thing to do.”
  19. The Growing Battle Within the Progressive Left Over Medicare-for-AllDoubts about Medicare-for-All are arising on the left as well as the center, despite activist efforts to make support for it a litmus test.
  20. Why ‘Medicare for All’ Is a Misleading Term for Single-Payer Health CareWhile it’s handy shorthand to describe single-payer proposals as “Medicare for all,” the retirement program might not work that well for everyone.
  21. Aetna CEO Says America Should Have a ‘Debate’ About Single Payer“Single payer, I think we should have that debate as a nation,” Mark Bertolini told employees in a private meeting.
  22. Obamacare Was a Political SuccessIt hurt the Democrats in the short run. But new polling confirms that the ACA gave the left a permanent advantage in the health-care debate.
  23. Congressional Democrats Warm to Bernie Sanders’s AgendaIn 2015, Sanders’s “free college” bill had zero co-sponsors. The one introduced Monday already has five.