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‘What Matters’: NBC Holds Up Biden’s Plan for ObamaCare, Makes Same Promise 13.11.2019 NewsBusters
Though he wasn’t included in NBC’s “My Big Idea” series the first time around, Tuesday’s edition of the “What Matters” (only to Democratic voters) series featured former Vice President Joe Biden and his plan for the future of ObamaCare. Spoiler alert, Biden was oblivious to the Obama-like promise he made during the interview while blasting Medicare for ...
Democrats Open Fire On Warren’s ‘Medicare For All’ Plan 4.11.2019 Outside the Beltway
Elizabeth Warren's fellow Democrats aren't so thrilled with her 'Medidare For All' plan.
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And Then There Were… 4.11.2019 The Moderate Voice

The double-dozen roster of Democratic hopefuls shrank a little more this week, when Beto O’Rourke ended his run. Whatever got Texans so juiced about his 2018 race against Ted Cruz didn’t transfer to a presidential run. Even so, the field remains clogged with 17 candidates, most with little chance of success. Tom Steyer, the impeachment […]

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Elizabeth Warren's ambiguity on health care comes with some side effects 28.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Warren supports mandatory "Medicare for All" that would eliminate private insurance. But there's a perception among some supporters that she's willing to compromise on the issue.
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No, Medicare-for-All Wouldn’t Be a Tax Cut 26.10.2019 Outside the Beltway
We shouldn't need bad arguments to sell good policies.
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Can Elizabeth Warren afford to be all in on 'Medicare for all'? 24.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Elizabeth Warren faces one of the biggest decisions of her campaign: deciding how to make the potentially immense price of Medicare for all pencil out.

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Cleaning up Trump's mess 20.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Democratic candidates have put out countless plans and policy statements. Voters beware! Do not be beguiled by patently unachievable ideas designed to win primaries.

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Colorado health exchange premiums dropping – by a lot 10.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
For the first time since Colorado started its health insurance exchange, the prices people pay for coverage in 2020 will drop, thanks to a new state program called reinsurance.
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Colorado doctor challenges firing by Centura Health over assisted suicide 9.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A Colorado doctor fired after trying to help a terminally ill man obtain drugs to end his life has filed an updated lawsuit that challenges her firing by a Christian hospital company.
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Boulder sheriff investigating death of man found in ditch 8.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Boulder County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a man whose body was discovered Monday by workers who were inspecting a ditch line.
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Colorado proposes running public health care option through private insurers 8.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
When Colorado’s public health insurance option rolls out on the individual market in a few years, the state won’t be running the plans offered to consumers. Instead, the coverage will be administered by private insurance companies, which also will bear the brunt of the costs, according to initial details of the proposal.
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Opinion: If Democrats want universal coverage, they need to abandon the 'Medicare for all' fantasy 4.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Eliminating the profits and costs of private insurers won't come close to covering the staggering cost of Medicare for all.

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Private sector seeks to profit by detaining migrant kids 4.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
So far, the only private company caring for migrant children is CHS. In June, CHS held more than 20 percent of all migrant children in government custody. And even as the number of children has declined, the company’s government funding for their care has continued to flow.
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Government plans 40 new hospitals and a new mental health services pilot 29.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
Ministers unveil plans for 40 new hospitals and a new mental health pilot for 12 areas of England.
CBS Loves Buttigieg’s ‘Moderate’ Health Care Plan: ‘Sounds Pretty Good!’ 25.9.2019 NewsBusters
CBS This Morning journalists on Tuesday credulously promoted 2020 Democrat Pete Buttigieg’s “moderate”-sounding health care plan: “Sounds pretty good,” touted co-host Tony Dokoupil. The CBS hosts all liked the selling of the plan as “Medicare for all who want it” as opposed to Medicare for all.  “I love the phrasing,” cheered Anthony Mason. Reporter Ed O’Keefe hailed, “[Buttigieg is] hoping to gain support for sure and definitely wants to talk up this idea because he sees it as a more moderate alternative to ...
Presidential hopeful Michael Bennet drops $1 million-plus on Iowa ads 17.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Michael Bennet’s campaign for the Democratic nomination is spending at least $1 million to broadcast two ads in Iowa as Colorado's senior senator tries to overcome lagging poll numbers in the Midwestern state.
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Democrats Clash Over Ideology And Policy In Third Presidential Debate 13.9.2019 Outside the Beltway
The top ten candidates in the race for the Democratic nomination clashed last night in a debate that made clear the different ideological directions that this race is pulling their party.
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Democratic debate: Fiery exchanges over costs of health care 13.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The first meeting of the Democratic Party's top-tier presidential contenders has begun. The debate, held on the campus of historically black Texas Southern University, includes women, people of color and a gay man, a striking contrast to the Republicans. It will unfold in a rapidly changing state that Democrats hope to eventually bring into their column.
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Democrats see Biden, Warren as close fits ideologically, view Sanders as more extreme 11.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

Democratic voters see Joe Biden as slightly to their right, Elizabeth Warren as slightly to their left, and Bernie Sanders as more extreme, a poll finds.

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Medicare-for-All is not Medicare and not really for all — so what does it actually mean? 7.9.2019 Raw Story
GAITHERSBURG, Md. — Ritchard Jenkins reached into the black computer bag he keeps near his workstation at Graceful Touch Barber and Beauty Salon and rifled through medical papers, pulling out an envelope buried deep at the bottom. It was an unopened medical bill for $971.78, now 17 months overdue, that he had put out of […]
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