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The Washington Post lays out what exactly a single-payer system looks like.
The agreement would reportedly provide two years of funding for subsidy payments to health insurers, expand availability of catastrophic plans and restore some money for enrollment outreach.
Republican efforts to pass a repeal-and-replace plan by Sept. 30 are over, as Senate leaders reverse their plan to hold a vote this week on the Graham-Cassidy bill.
Sen. Bernie Sanders also slammed the Republicans’ efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, who is running for governor, urged the state’s Legislature to move the measure forward.
With Sen. John McCain’s opposition to the last-ditch repeal-and-replace efforts, Republicans are left with no room for error.
The New York Times examines various claims — like that the majority of people are in support of a single-payer system — surrounding Sen. Bernie Sanders’ proposal. Meanwhile, Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) asks the Congressional Budget Office to score the bill, which could make it an even tougher sell than it already is.
Sixteen Democratic senators support Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) as he releases the new bill, throwing their weight behind an idea that’s gaining traction with progressive voters.
The measure is forcing Democrats to take a stand on the issue, which has become popular with progressive voters.
The move may force Democrats on Capitol Hill to take a stance on the issue, which is becoming a test for 2020.