The medical center where Kim Schrier, the Democratic candidate in Washington’s 8th congressional district, works as a doctor is continuing to come under fire for its practices.
New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon (D.) said in a new interview that lawmakers should pass her plan for a state universal health care program before they figure out how to fund it, adding that she does not have a way to pay for it.
Republican candidate for Ohio governor Mike DeWine released additional details of his plan on Tuesday to improve health care while reducing costs.
A claim by some Democrats that a ‘Medicare for All’ health care plan would save the United States $2 trillion is based on a cherry-picked reading of a study which, in fact, shows such a plan would dramatically increase health care expenditures, a Washington Post fact check determined.
Jared Polis, one of the 10 richest members of Congress and the Democratic nominee for governor of Colorado, saw his wealth double during his 10-year run in the House of Representatives according to one benchmark estimation, and the congressman had the ability to actively manage the vast majority of his wealth in that time despite boasting about creating a blind trust “to avoid even the appearance of impropriety.”
The implementation of nationwide, single-payer health care would cost the U.S. government more than $32 trillion over ten years, according to a new report from the libertarian Mercatus Center.
A libertarian policy center projects the “Medicare for All” plan promoted by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) would increase government health care spending by $32.6 trillion over ten years.
The American Federation of Teachers passed a resolution over the weekend advocating for endorsed candidates to support AFT issues such as universal health care and free college tuition.