Why Is Medicare for All Popular? Study Finds 34 Million in US Know Someone Who Died Because Healthcare Too Expensive
On Friday, just as Bloomberg was announcing his campaign against Bernie and Elizabeth, Kara Eastman announced she is giving away a campaign donation she received last year from Steyer. In a statement, Kara said "I immediately saw this as an example of the problem of money in politics, an issue that I have campaigned on since the beginning."
Returning to AM Joy after a weeks-long absence due to a health scare of her own, Joy Reid gave a brilliant lesson on how health care in this country works, and how to make it work for everyone.
An insightful piece from "The Economist" reveals that if you take a ride along Chicago's red line-- a rail service running north-south for 23 miles-- life expectancy varies by 30 years from one end to the other! Thirty years! In a developed country! In the richest country in the world! We've endorsed 4 great progressives who want to fix that.
Derek Kilmer has the worst democratic voting record of any Democrat in Washington State. That's why we've endorsed a fearless advocate to challenge the #WA06 seat he's using to further the conservative (Republican Lite) agenda. Watch out, here comes Rebecca Parson!
Jennifer Christie: "It’s time we simplify the process to allow for single-payer healthcare that guarantees health care for every American without exception. We have already proven that the Medicare system works. Guaranteeing health care as a human right is simply the right thing to do."
Unlike Gardner or Frackenlooper, Blue America's pick to be the next Senator from Colorado is committed to Medicare-for-All, the Green New Deal, to banning the sale of assault weapons, to raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour and to free public colleges and universities.
Bernie Sanders called Jake Tapper to the carpet for his disingenuous framing.
Jake Tapper framed the health care debate in Republican terms, instead of staying with the policy.
"It puts her squarely between Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders, because it scales up the current Medicare system," CNN reporter Kyung Lah said.
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