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An update from the Universal Health Care Work Group

Emily Boerger | Dec 4, 2020 | Washington

What Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg said about health care during recent campaign stops

Michael Goldberg | Feb 20, 2020

Senator Bernie Sanders held a campaign rally in Tacoma, Washington on Monday evening. Seattle U.S. Rep. and National Health Policy Chair for the Sanders campaign, Pramila Jayapal, and a bevy of local surrogates warmed up a crowd of over 17,000 energized supporters in a packed Tacoma Dome. Speaking on Presidents...[ Read More ]

A conversation with Lauren Crawford Shaver on the opposition to Medicare for All

Emily Boerger | Jan 28, 2020

Single-payer, Medicare for All, and public option proposals have become staples in the national conversation surrounding health care reform. What were once considered fringe, far-left proposals are now central to the health care debate among Democratic presidential candidates.  As these reforms have pushed into the mainstream, organized opposition has coalesced...[ Read More ]

5 Things Texas: Primaries, Samoa, Topical Agenda

| Dec 5, 2019 | Texas

Tomorrow, our "Early Bird" rates expire for our upcoming 2020 Texas State of Reform Health Policy Conference on Feb. 4th. Prices will go up over the weekend. So, if you already know you want to join about 400 of your closest friends in Texas health care in Austin, we'd love to...[ Read More ]

If the Democrats win in 2020, they will push a nationwide public option, not Medicare for All

| Nov 26, 2019 | Federal

For months, the Democratic candidates for president have been debating the relative merits of Medicare for All versus “building upon” the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Senators Bernie Sanders has argued that the time has come for adoption of an undiluted single-payer plan, while former Vice President Joe Biden and South...[ Read More ]

The state of the Democratic debate on health care

Michael Goldberg | Nov 20, 2019 | Federal

The fifth Democratic debate will take place this evening in Atlanta at 9 PM ET. With the Iowa Caucus just 75 days away, this debate will serve as a pivotal moment for candidates as they attempt to shore up support. While the field remains in flux — with candidates simultaneously...[ Read More ]

Elizabeth Warren challenges her opponents on the issue of “choice”

Michael Goldberg | Nov 13, 2019 | Federal

Senator Elizabeth Warren has come under fire from her Democratic primary rivals in recent weeks due to her support of Medicare for All and her plan to pay for it. One week from tonight, ten candidates will take the stage in Atlanta for the fifth Democratic presidential debate where Warren...[ Read More ]