May 3, 2019
Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), who last month introduced a so-called "Medicare X" proposal that would implement a public option health plan in the United States, on Thursday became the latest candidate to announce he is seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president.
April 30, 2019
Former Vice President Joe Biden, who is seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, during a campaign event on Monday called for allowing all U.S. residents to have the option to buy into Medicare, highlighting a divide among Democratic policymakers and presidential candidates over whether to shift the United States to a single-payer health system.
April 25, 2019
Former Vice President Joe Biden, who on Thursday announced he is seeking the Democratic nomination for president in 2020, has not endorsed a so-called "Medicare-for-All" proposal—but he also has not dismissed such a plan.
April 22, 2019
Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) on Monday announced he is seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, but unlike most of his fellow contenders, Moulton has been critical of moving the United States toward a single-payer health system.
April 17, 2019
April 16, 2019
Democratic presidential candidates in recent months have voiced support for so-called "Medicare-for-All" proposals, but there is another more incremental health reform approach that is gaining traction among Democrats looking to move the United States toward a single-payer health care system.
March 13, 2019
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in the coming weeks plans to introduce a new version of his so-called "Medicare-for-All" legislation that would expand benefits under the bill to include long-term care coverage.
March 1, 2019
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) on Friday announced he is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination with a campaign focused on climate change, which he said "touches the heart of things so many of us care about: our jobs, our health, our safety and our children's future."
February 22, 2019
February 19, 2019
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Tuesday announced he is seeking the Democratic nomination for president in 2020, and said his campaign will focus on promoting his "Medicare-for-All" proposal, lowering U.S. drug prices, legalizing marijuana, and more.
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