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Democrats Have No Safe Options On Health Care – FiveThirtyEight

Even though most of the candidates have committed to some form of universal health care, the Democratic primary is turning into a debate about the future of the country’s health care system. Presidential hopefuls have proposed policies ranging from an ambitious four-year plan to transform Medicare into a universal single-payer system, in which the government… Read More »

Trump going after Obamacare again is a political gift to 2020 Democrats

President Trump is turning the corner from the 22-month investigation into his presidential campaign by focusing on Obamacare instead. “We’re going to be the party of great healthcare,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office this week. “And the Democrats have let you down. They really let you down. Obamacare doesn’t work. It’s too expensive.… Read More »

'Medicare for all' is unlikely if Democrats take power, but an Obamacare 'public option' seems inevitable

That Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., a leading contender for the 2020 Democratic nomination, was willing in the infancy of her candidacy to freely embrace the idea of eliminating private insurance sent a strong signal that Democrats are taking the prospect of “Medicare for all” seriously. Though Democrats are unlikely to realize this goal should they… Read More »