All Articles on Medicare for All

As we enjoy the start of a new year, I would urge people to look at the innumerable stories of medical debt, like my family’s, and consider the necessity of a national healthcare system, like Medicare for All. (Photo: PRE-COVID/Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Views
It's Time to End Abhorrent Medical Debt That Consumes Families
With the current challenges of millions of people losing their jobs, losing their source of income, and becoming ill with COVID-19, medical debt will increase even further from the 56% of adults who struggle with it prior to the pandemic.
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Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) attends the full Senate Budget Committee markup of the tax reform legislation on Capital Hill November 28, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images) News
From Paul Ryan to Nikki Haley: GOP Nightmare of Senate Budget Chair Bernie Sanders About to Come True
"When Republicans controlled the Senate they used the reconciliation process to provide huge tax breaks for the rich and large corporations," said Sanders on Saturday. "We're going to use reconciliation to protect working families, the sick and the poor."
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We found it very effective to focus on one pressing issue and bring progressive groups together. (Photo courtesy of Sheila Rawat & Elisa Devlin) Views
How We Came to Build A Progressive Ground Game
After Bernie's campaign ended, we were determined to stay in the fight. We built our own structure which was key in the freedom and guidance in making our actions effective.
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Former Ohio state Sen. Nina Turner (D) speaks before Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders takes the stage for a town hall discussion about health care on July 25, 2019 in Los Angeles. (Photo: David McNew/Getty Images) News
Justice Democrats Endorses Nina Turner for Congress Based on Record of 'Fighting to Uplift' Working People
The Ohio Democrat and former Bernie Sanders campaign advisor "has stood with our progressive movement since day one," said Alexandra Rojas.
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The audience waves signs as Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks during an event to introduce the Medicare for All Act of 2017 on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. (Photo: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) News
New Study Reveals Flawed Predictions of Runaway Costs and Usage Under Medicare for All
"Analysts who've confidently projected a tsunami of healthcare use and costs after Medicare for All are ignoring history."
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Paygo Exemptions in House Rules Will Help Pave Way for Green New Deal and Medicare for All, Progressives Say
" Paygo's the biggest scam of the decade, designed to legitimize the fear-mongering over artificial deficits. This is a big win by progressives."
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Voters approved progressive ballot measures—including a $15 minimum wage in Florida—proving that Americans hunger for change. (Photo: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg/Getty Images) Views
Voters Delivered a Progressive Mandate. Now Joe Biden Must Deliver
"Embracing humanity and dignity is both a sound moral choice and a winning electoral strategy."
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Nurses and doctors rallying for Medicare for All in Chicago over the weekend outside the annual gathering of the American Medical Association which currently opposes the plan to make healthcare coverage in the United States available to all. (Photo: National Nurses United/flickr/cc) Views
No Co-Sponsor of 'Medicare for All' Has Lost Reelection in the Past Decade (Even in GOP-Leaning Districts)
Every single Congressional co-sponsor of these bills in the House and Senate who were up for reelection beat their Republican opponents in 2020. And in 2018. And in 2016.
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Because 'It Is the American Healthcare System,' Experts Anticipate Surprise Medical Bills for Covid-19 Vaccines
" The vaccine must be free and available for everyone," said Medicare for All advocate Rep. Pramila Jayapal. "But we also need to fix a broken, for-profit healthcare system that allows loopholes and surprise bills to happen."
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) waits to enter a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing in the Rayburn House Office Building on August 24, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. News
In Secret-Ballot Vote, House Democrats Overwhelmingly Deny AOC a Powerful Committee Seat
"It is very clear the party leadership is working to shut out progressives and has no intention of working with the left to 'build back better.'"
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