Moderates Take On Sanders and Warren at the Democratic Debate & 13 more stories

Moderates Take On Sanders and Warren at the Democratic Debate, by null, published 2019-07-31T21:11:42Z

Top Story: Readers assess how the candidates did, suggest a different format and discuss “Medicare for all.”

Kenneth L. ZimmermanHuntington Beach, Calif.
To the Editor:
In the debate a major objection to Medicare for all was that so many Americans are happy with their current health insurance. Elizabeth Warren countered by telling an anecdote, but she did not spel… [+2119 chars] [read the full story]

What Beto Gets Right

David Leonhardt, 2019-08-02T12:41:59Z

Overview: His approach to both Medicare and the border.

Its true that self-identified Democrats were more positive about these ideas, with most favoring the elimination of private health insurance and slightly less than half favoring decriminalization of the border. But Democrats are also desperate to beat Preside… [+1818 chars] [read the full story]

Sanders: Harris’ plan isn’t ‘Medicare for All’

null, 2019-07-29T21:25:49Z

Overview: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders explains to CNN’s Jake Tapper why the health care plan proposed by fellow candidate Sen. Kamala Harris is “not Medicare for All.”

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. [read the full story]

Here’s What You Missed From Round One of the Democratic Debates in Detroit

Josh Ocampo, 2019-07-31T18:15:00Z

Overview: On Tuesday night, 10 of the Democratic Presidential candidates took the stage in Detroit to discuss issues of immigration, gun violence, climate change, student loan debt, and race relations in America. Read more…

On Tuesday night, 10 of the Democratic Presidential candidates took the stage in Detroit to discuss issues of immigration, gun violence, climate change, student loan debt, and race relations in America.
To qualify for Septembers next round of debates taking… [+4164 chars] [read the full story]

In Macomb County, union members aren’t scared by Medicare for All – Washington Examiner

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/author/jason-russell, 2019-07-31T02:22:00Z

Overview: In Macomb County, union members aren’t scared by Medicare for All Washington Examiner Bernie Sanders campaign’s claim that Kamala Harris’s 2020 Medicare-For-All plan privatizes Medicare, explained Vox.com Health care explained: Medicare for All vs public opti…

SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Michigan One of the biggest talking points against Medicare for All heard at the first Democratic primary debate in Detroit Tuesday night was that Medicare for All would take away private insurance, particularly from union members who had wor… [+1740 chars] [read the full story]

Moderates Faltered at Tuesday’s Debate. Will Joe Biden Do Better Tonight?

Alexander Burns, 2019-07-31T17:01:37Z

Overview: Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren held their ground as several centrists tried to paint their message as unrealistic for America.

Only a few candidates in recent decades have managed to project a moderate vision of change that still excited much of the Democratic base, and in this century the only candidate fitting that description has been Barack Obama.
The number of candidates who mi… [+1681 chars] [read the full story]

Kamala Harris announces medicare for all plan

Rob Beschizza, 2019-07-29T13:59:23Z

Overview: Dem presidential hopeful Kamala Harris announced her cut of Medicare for All monday morning. Medicare for All will cover all medically necessary services, including emergency room visits, doctor visits, vision, dental, hearing aids, mental health, and substan…

Medicare for All will cover all medically necessary services, including emergency room visits, doctor visits, vision, dental, hearing aids, mental health, and substance use disorder treatment, and comprehensive reproductive health care services. It will also … [+1322 chars] [read the full story]

CNN Pits Democrats Against Each Other, Trevor Noah Says

Trish Bendix, 2019-07-31T07:07:19Z

Overview: “I felt like at any moment they were about to go, ‘By the way, Elizabeth, did you notice that Klobuchar totally stole your look?’” Trevor Noah joked Tuesday.

After the first half of tonights debate, Google searches for former congressman John Delaney increased 3,400 percent, and still no results. SETH MEYERS
And at this point, now that the dust has cleared, its John Hickenloopers election to lose. JIMMY KIMMEL
I… [+649 chars] [read the full story]

Debate Fact Check: What Are They Talking About, and What Is True?

The New York Times, 2019-08-01T01:44:36Z

Overview: Our reporters are following all of the exchanges. They will be fact-checking the candidates and providing context and explanation for the policy debates.

What the facts are
What Ms. Harris said:
There is a syringe that costs $4,000 that will save their life. It is immoral, it is untenable and it must change with Medicare For all.
This is misleading. A product called Evzio, an auto-injector that contains the… [+888 chars] [read the full story]

The Detroit Debate Quickly Turned Into A Big Scrum Over Health Care

Jonathan Cohn, 2019-07-31T03:35:14Z

Overview: “Medicare for All” was at the center of the controversy, yet again.

DETROIT If you want to know what an argument about “Medicare for All” would look like in a general election, the Democratic primary debate on Tuesday gave you a pretty good preview.
For roughly 30 minutes, the candidates argued with each other and, sometimes… [+6486 chars] [read the full story]

Democrats are clashing over how to fix US health care. Here are the 7 key terms you need to know.

Joseph Zeballos-Roig, 2019-07-31T23:44:15Z

Overview: In the Democratic primary field so far, few issues have sparked as much verbal sparring among candidates as health care reform. Its crystallized one of the main divides among the 2020 candidates, who carry dueling visions of how to remake the American health …

In the Democratic primary field so far, few issues have sparked as much verbal sparring among candidates as health care reform.
Its crystallized one of the main divides among the Democratic 2020 candidates, who carry dueling visions of how to remake the Am… [+5788 chars] [read the full story]

Bernie Sanders Swats Down ‘Medicare for All’ Critics: ‘You’re Wrong’

By Scott.Bixby@thedailybeast.com (Scott Bixby), 2019-07-31T00:53:09Z

Overview: GettyDETROIT—Bernie Sanders has a succinct message for Democrats who think that his landmark “Medicare for All” proposal is politically impossible: “You’re wrong.”In the first question posed at the Democratic presidential debate here on Tuesday evening, the V…

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DETROITBernie Sanders has a succinct message for Democrats who think that his landmark Medicare for All proposal is politically impossible: Youre wrong.
In the first question posed at the Democratic presidential debate here on Tuesday evening, the Ver… [+5994 chars] [read the full story]

Six things to watch on night one of CNN’s debate

Gregory Krieg, CNN, 2019-07-30T12:47:35Z

Overview: The second round of Democratic debates kicks off Tuesday night in Detroit with the primary’s leading progressives, Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, sharing a stage with a handful of their most vocal moderate rivals.

Detroit (CNN)The second round of Democratic debates kicks off Tuesday night in Detroit with the primary’s leading progressives, Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, sharing a stage with a handful of their most vocal moderate … [+9717 chars] [read the full story]