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Bernie Sanders's new Medicare-for-all plan, explained - Vox

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) will release a proposal Wednesday afternoon to transition the United States to a single-payer health care system, one where a single government-run plan provides insurance coverage to all Americans. The Sanders plan envisions ...and more »

Sanders introduces universal health care, backed by 15 Democrats - Washington Post

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced legislation Wednesday that would expand Medicare into a universal health insurance program with the backing of at least 15 Democratic senators — a record level of support for an idea that had been relegated to ...and more »

How Single-Payer Health Care Could Trip Up Democrats - New York Times

Many Democrats giddy from their recent health policy successes are starting to reach enthusiastically for a mountaintop goal: establishing a single-payer system for all Americans. But they may want to learn the lessons of their opposition. Like “repeal ...and more »

The dam is breaking on Democrats and single-payer - Washington Post

Update: Gillibrand just signed on to Sanders's "Medicare for all" bill. So now 5 of my top 8 potential 2020 Democratic nominees have now come out for the bill -- before it is even introduced. "Health care should be a right, not a privilege, so I will ...and more »

How the Bernie Sanders Plan Would Both Beef Up and Slim Down Medicare - New York Times

In his big new single-payer health care bill, Senator Bernie Sanders says he wants to turn the country's health system into “Medicare for all.” But his bill actually outlines a system very different from the current Medicare program. The Sanders plan ...and more »

Bernie Sanders Makes His Pitch for Single Payer - The Atlantic

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is making big promises and raising the expectations of liberal voters on health care. On Wednesday, Sanders will formally unveil the 2017 version of his “Medicare-for-all” legislation, shifting talk of single payer on ...and more »

Bernie Sanders kicks off Medicare for All proposal; Harris, more on board - SFGate

WASHINGTON — With California Sen. Kamala Harris and a handful of other liberal senators often viewed as the Democratic Party's next generation of leaders lined up in support, Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced a plan Wednesday for a government-run ...and more »

Medicare for All or State Control: Health Care Plans Go to Extremes - New York Times

WASHINGTON — In one Senate office building, some of the leading lights of the Democratic Party gathered Wednesday to embrace what was once a proposal only of the far left: a huge expansion of Medicare, large enough to open the popular, ...and more »

Hillary Clinton's realism vs. Bernie Sanders's idealism - Vox

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have remarkably different approaches when it comes to proposing policy changes: If Clinton is a realist, Sanders is an idealist. No, we're not relitigating the 2016 Democratic primary — we have two new interviews at ...and more »

Here's What's In Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare For All' Bill - NPR

The Capitol Hill health care fight sure seemed dead. After Republican proposals to overhaul the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, failed to pass a Republican-controlled Congress, lawmakers looked poised to move on to other topics, like a ...and more »