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Jimmy Carter Believes U.S. Will Eventually Go to Single-Payer Health System
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Schumer: Democrats were 'namby-pamby'
Politico • Kevin Robillard
Small Business Lobbyists Plot Their Next Moves On Obamacare
Forbes • Contributor, Robb Mandelbaum
As Trumpcare Crumbles, Single-Payer Builds Momentum At State Level
Forbes • Bruce Japsen, Contributor
The Latest Bright Idea That Won't Work - A Federal Jobs Guarantee Program
Forbes • Contributor, Tim Worstall
We Hear You: The Failure of Republicans to Repeal or Replace Obamacare
Heritage Foundation • Ken Mcintyre
Parliamentarian's rulings jeopardize Senate GOP repeal bill
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Texas Senate panel approves teacher bonuses, retirement benefits
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Politics and Reality Radio with Joshua Holland: Is Medicare-for-All the Path to Single-Payer?; Fighting Fake News; Trump’s Meltdown
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Politics and Reality Radio: Is Medicare-for-All the Path to Single-Payer?; Fighting Fake News; Susie Madrak on Trump’s Meltdown with Joshua Holland This week, we kick off the show with a brief tribute to the one and only Sean Spicer, may he rest...
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Barack Obama, Health Care Costs
Jimmy Carter Believes U.S. Will Eventually Go to Single-Payer Health System
The Wall Street JournalLouise Radnofsky
PLAINS, Ga. — Former President Jimmy Carter said he believed the U.S. would in time adopt a fully government-run health insurance system, or “Medicare for all,” in remarks ahead of his Sunday school class here. “I think eventually we’ll have a single-payer...
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Barack Obama, Health Care Industry
Schumer: Democrats were 'namby-pamby'
PoliticoKevin Robillard
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Sunday promised a bolder economic message for the Democratic Party, including the potential for single-payer health care. "We were too cautious, we were too namby-pamby," Schumer said on ABC's "This Week." "This is sharp, bold and...
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Affordable Care Act, Health Care Costs
Small Business Lobbyists Plot Their Next Moves On Obamacare
ForbesContributor, Robb Mandelbaum
It is almost certainly too soon to declare that Democrats won the healthcare war, but it does seem like, for the moment, repeal and replace has fallen, and it can't get up. Despite last-minute presidential cajoling, Republicans appear no closer to the...
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Affordable Care Act, Barack Obama
As Trumpcare Crumbles, Single-Payer Builds Momentum At State Level
ForbesBruce Japsen, Contributor
Republicans fear single payer because it has gained unprecedented momentum across the country during state legislative sessions that just ended.
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Labor Policy, Medicare
The Latest Bright Idea That Won't Work - A Federal Jobs Guarantee Program
ForbesContributor, Tim Worstall
The latest bright idea out there on the left is that there should be a Federal jobs guarantee program. Instead of having unemployment, or even low wages, we should just simply get the government to hire everyone. OK, the Center for American...
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Affordable Care Act, Barack Obama
We Hear You: The Failure of Republicans to Repeal or Replace Obamacare
Heritage FoundationKen Mcintyre
Editor’s note: It’s hard to think of a topic that drives more comments from The Daily Signal’s audience than the fate of Obamacare. With a Senate vote possible this week on some sort of health care reform, here’s a roundup of your...
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Health Care Industry, Health Insurance
Parliamentarian's rulings jeopardize Senate GOP repeal bill
Modern Healthcare
Senate Republicans suffered a big setback in passing their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act when the Senate parliamentarian issued rulings Friday that make it more difficult to pass key provisions on a party-line majority vote. The provisions of...
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Education, Health Care Industry
Texas Senate panel approves teacher bonuses, retirement benefits
Texas TribuneAliyya Swaby
The Senate Finance Committee Saturday approved a proposal Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick listed as a priority for Texas education: providing bonuses and pay raises for long-term teachers, and reduced health-care costs for retired teachers. The committee voted 10-3 to approve Senate Bill...
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Affordable Care Act, Health Insurance
GOP wrestles with soaring deductibles in healthcare bill
The HillJessie Hellmann
Senate Republicans have run into another problem in passing their ObamaCare replacement bill: it could increase deductibles by thousands of dollars, potentially alienating moderates who are already skeptical of the bill. An analysis released Thursday by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office concluded...
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