Single-Payer May Be Akin To David Fighting An Unbeatable Goliath, But Democrats Are Gung Ho Anyway
The topic is emerging as a campaign issue, and Democrats want to get on the record on where they stand on health care.
Single-Payer Health Care Now Campaign Issue In California
State Sen. Toni Atkins stood on a stage outside the Capitol last month and made the case for a Democratic-backed bid to transform California’s health care system into something that’s never been done in the U.S. “People shouldn’t have to experience anxiety over whether they’ll be covered based on who’s in the White House,” Atkins, D-San Diego, told a crowd of nurses and health care advocates who were cheering her on. “It’s time to cover everybody once and for all.” (Hart, 6/7)