Sanders Champions Single-Player Plan To Receptive California Crowd: ‘We’re Going To Win This Fight’
Sen. Bernie Sanders also slammed the Republicans' efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
The Associated Press:
Sanders Slams GOP, Touts Universal Health Care In California
Sen. Bernie Sanders pilloried Republican efforts to overhaul the health care system and touted his own Medicare for all plan Friday before an effusive California audience that welcomed him on stage with chants of "Run, Bernie, Run!" Sanders' speech to the influential California nurses' union in San Francisco came shortly after Republican Sen. John McCain announced he would vote "no" on the latest GOP effort to roll back President Barack Obama's health care overhaul law. Sanders praised McCain for following his conscience, but he said the fight to preserve — and expand — access to health care is far from over. (9/22)
The Mercury News:
Sen. Bernie Sanders Rallies For Medicare-For-All, Lauds McCain Opposition To GOP Health Bill
As the latest Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act appeared to take a fatal blow on Friday, two liberal heavyweights boosted single-payer health care plans as the best alternative approach amid growing national interest in the once-unlikely system. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders received a hero’s welcome from the California Nurses Association as he urged support for his Medicare-for-All bill in Congress and denounced the latest GOP health care bill. (Tolan, 9/23)