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Category: Public Option
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Column: Amid an epidemic, Trump is still making decisions that could kill people 2.4.2020 LA Times: Health

President Trump's decisions not to reopen Obamacare plans and to roll back auto emissions rules are deadly.

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The Spot: Coronavirus changes almost everything; Hickenlooper ethics hearing delayed 20.3.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
It was two weeks ago to the day that the governor announced the state’s first two known cases of the coronavirus. Don’t panic, Jared Polis said at a news conference. He was asked whether Coloradans should change their daily routines. “I don’t plan on changing mine,” he said.
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Insurance Industry Ramps Up Propaganda Against Medicare for All Amid Pandemic 17.3.2020 Truthout.com
Insurance Industry Ramps Up Propaganda Against Medicare for All Amid Pandemic
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‘Despicable’ insurance industry front group ramps up propaganda against Medicare for All amid coronavirus pandemic 17.3.2020 Raw Story
“The healthcare industry will fight any threat to its profits with force and gobs of cash, even in the midst of a global pandemic. They cannot be bargained with. And they must be defeated.” As the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the United States, laying bare the myriad dysfunctions and inefficiencies of America’s for-profit healthcare system, […]
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'Bigger than any one of us': Biden, Sanders address pandemic in debate 16.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders sought in Sunday's Democratic debate to cast themselves as best-positioned to lead the nation through a global pandemic, uniting in their criticism of President Trump's response to the fast-moving coronavirus but diverging in how they would confront the spiraling public health and economic crisis.
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Coronavirus pandemic shuts down Colorado Capitol for at least two weeks 14.3.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
The Colorado Legislature will halt its annual session at least until March 30 due to concerns from the coronavirus pandemic, leaving more than 350 bills in progress.
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MSNBC TRASHES Trump's Coronavirus Speech as a ‘Distraction,’ ‘Strange,’ ‘Weird,’ ‘Worrying’ 12.3.2020 NewsBusters
Predictably, MSNBC reacted to President Donald Trump’s Wednesday night address on the coronavirus with scorn, venom, vitriol, and downright fear that the Trump administration isn’t looking out for the safety of the American public. In various points throughout the first segment, the speech was panned as a “distraction,” “strange,” “weird,” “worrying,” and mocked as poorly ...
First hearing for hybrid public option in Colorado attracts strong opinions 12.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The proposal for to create a hybrid public insurance option in Colorado garnered vehement opposition from hospital, insurance and business representatives Wednesday, with more than 90 people signing up to testify about the bill.
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Colorado Option unveiled, the centerpiece of Democrats’ effort to cut health care costs 6.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The long-awaited Colorado bill to create a variation of a public health insurance option -- an effort that has garnered national attention and the ire of hospitals -- was unveiled Thursday, just before the midway point of the legislative session.
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Community Clinics Fighting Coronavirus Could Soon Lose Federal Funding 5.3.2020 Truthout.com
Community Clinics Fighting Coronavirus Could Soon Lose Federal Funding
CBS Wonders If Coronavirus Will ‘Infect’ Trump’s Reelection, Ties It to Medicare for All 4.3.2020 NewsBusters
Before it became clear that Super Tuesday would be an overwhelming success for liberal media candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden, CBS News spent a few minutes talking up the coronavirus, wondering if it would it “infect” President Trump’s reelection chances. CBS also tried to tie the virus to Medicare for All. To borrow a Bidenism, this was not a ...
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Cost of Bernie Sanders’ M4A Plan: $13 trillion 28.2.2020 Healthcare Economist
No, that is not a typo. The cost of Bernie Sanders Medicare-for-All (M4A) plan is $13 trillion dollars. How does this stack up to other candidates? The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget does the math. Whereas Mr. Sanders plan would cost $12.95 trillion between 2021 and 2030, Mrs. Warren’s plan would cost $6.1 trillion,…
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Ahead of South Carolina primary, grassroots “I’m a Medicare for All Voter’ campaign faces down big-dollar industry ad blitz 28.2.2020 Raw Story
“One of the things that we’ve found as we’ve gone around in South Carolina and elsewhere, talking to working people of all sorts, is that people do understand that nobody loves their insurance company.” A grassroots campaign working to build voter support for Medicare for All across South Carolina ahead of the state’s Democratic presidential […]
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Despite Apology, Matthews Spends Spin Room with Dems Hammering Bernie 26.2.2020 NewsBusters
MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews made clear Tuesday that, despite an apology Monday to socialist Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) for comparing his Nevada win to the Nazis taking France, he would continue to be firmly anti-Sanders. Along with his takes both pre- and post-debate, Matthews used his time with other candidates in the spin room to bash ...
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Colorado consumers could save up to 20% under state health insurance option, Polis says 25.2.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis's office released a plan Monday to limit how much the "state option" for insurance would pay hospitals, with a goal of reducing consumers' monthly costs by up to 20%.
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Analysis: After the Nevada caucuses, Bernie Sanders is the candidate to beat 24.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Vermont senator won the most votes in Iowa. Now he's won New Hampshire and Nevada outright and is the front-runner for the Democratic nomination.
Colorado at the center of national debate over controlling health care costs 22.2.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado has become a national battleground in the health care fight, particularly since Gov. Jared Polis and lawmakers began pursuing a state insurance option.
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Nevada Democratic Debate Roundup 20.2.2020 Outside the Beltway
Most national pundits saw it differently than I did.
Nevada Is a Big Test for Bernie Sanders’s Medicare for All Plan 18.2.2020 Truthout.com
Nevada Is a Big Test for Bernie Sanders’s Medicare for All Plan
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Medicare for All Helps Unions by Taking Health Care Off the Bargaining Table 14.2.2020 Truthout.com
When health care is treated as a universal right, bosses cannot use it as a bargaining tool against ...
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