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Scalpels Out: Democrats Make Slashing Attacks On Health Care Plans

This story was produced in partnership with PolitiFact. This story can be republished for free (details). Top contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination torched one another’s proposals to reform the health care system Wednesday, as the contest to unify behind a single candidate to defeat President Donald Trump took a bitterly divisive turn. Minutes after… Read More »

‘The Democrats have pretty much out-maneuvered us’: Mike Braun wants to lead GOP on healthcare

When President Trump tried to brand Republicans as the “party of healthcare” last year, most GOP lawmakers looked the other way, unenthusiastic about reviving the failed Obamacare repeal effort of 2017. But Republican Mike Braun of Indiana, who was elected to the Senate in the 2018 midterm elections, thought the title was worth pursuing. “Of… Read More »

Democrats clash on healthcare, border in scrappy first U.S. presidential debate

MIAMI (Reuters) – Democratic presidential contenders battled over healthcare coverage and border policy on Wednesday during a surprisingly heated first debate that laid bare the party’s divisions on whether to abolish private insurance and shift to a Medicare-for-All system. In the first round of back-to-back debates, several of the lesser-known candidates vied for attention in… Read More »

Trump Wants to Neutralize Democrats on Health Care. Republicans Say Let It Go. – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — As President Trump prepares to kick off his bid for a second term this week, he is anxiously searching for a way to counter Democrats on health care, one of their central issues, even though many of his wary Republican allies would prefer he let it go for now. Since he announced his… Read More »

Democrats Have No Safe Options On Health Care – FiveThirtyEight

Even though most of the candidates have committed to some form of universal health care, the Democratic primary is turning into a debate about the future of the country’s health care system. Presidential hopefuls have proposed policies ranging from an ambitious four-year plan to transform Medicare into a universal single-payer system, in which the government… Read More »