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Daily on Healthcare: A Democratic nominee favoring 'Medicare for all' will lose union votes in must-win states

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Daily on Healthcare: A Democratic nominee favoring 'Medicare for all' will lose union votes in must-win states

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A Democratic nominee favoring 'Medicare for all' will lose union votes in must-win states A Democratic nominee who supports replacing private health insurance with a government-run system would lose union voters in battleground states Democrats must win to reverse President Trump's 2016 victory, according to union officials....
06:13, 07/12/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by FreedomWorks: Democratic presidential candidates back government healthcare for illegal immigrants Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
22:39, 06/28/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Biden takes on Sanders and Harris over paying for ‘Medicare for all’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:13, 07/25/2019

Daily on Healthcare: As debates approach, M4A support falls but Medicare stays popular Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
00:00, 07/31/2019

Democratic 'Medicare for all' push stands to rescue Trump on healthcare The Democratic Party is riding to President Trump's rescue on healthcare with talk of repealing Obamacare and eliminating private insurance in favor of a government system that has drawn the skepticism of American voters....
09:52, 07/15/2019

Daily on Healthcare, Presented by American Association of Kidney Patients: 'Medicare for all' plan politically poisonous to Senate Democrats in key races Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:52, 08/22/2019

Democratic-Run States Are Experimenting With Healthcare, and It's Not Looking Good Slick California governor and ex-husband to the current girlfriend of the dumbest of the president’s sons Gavin Newsom is hitting the road to sell his healthcare plan, according to the LA Times. This will be a tough sell, because the plan is very bad...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Nearly half the states have Medicaid waivers to extend care for addiction Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
17:52, 07/01/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: A roundup of blue states that are relaxing abortion restrictions Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:00, 06/20/2019

Daily on Healthcare: White House tries to rally conservatives in ‘very weird’ healthcare meeting Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:39, 07/15/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: The healthcare bill that has Jon Stewart mad at Congress Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:26, 06/19/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Verma dishes on ‘unraveling’ government role in healthcare Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:13, 08/16/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by FreedomWorks: Senate panel closes in on bipartisan healthcare victory Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:00, 06/26/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Study: Don't blame underinvestment in social services for high US healthcare spending Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:39, 08/15/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Lawmakers stuck on Obamacare in universal healthcare hearing Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by FreedomWorks: Trump to sign executive order exposing healthcare prices Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
17:26, 06/24/2019

Joe Biden unveils healthcare plan casting 'Medicare for all' as 'getting rid of Obamacare' Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden released a healthcare proposal Monday that cast the "Medicare for all" approach of others running for the nomination as "starting from scratch" and an attack on the signature achievement of his former boss....
16:52, 07/15/2019

Hospitals Stand to Lose Billions Under ‘Medicare for All’ Private insurance pays hospitals much more than the federal government does for patient care. If Medicare for all means Medicare rates, expect an industry backlash....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Bernie Sanders defends Medicare for All, denounces healthcare industry donations Sen. Bernie Sanders called on his fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to reject all campaign donations from the healthcare industry during a speech defending his Medicare for All plan Wednesday....
05:13, 07/18/2019

Not Every Union Is Buying Into the Lies about Medicare for All Several presidential candidates have cast Medicare for All as a blow to the labor movement because it would shift workers away from hard-won employer healthcare and into a government-run system. But not all unions are going along with the idea....
23:26, 08/12/2019

No mention of 'Medicare for all' from Warren at union speech Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, speaking at an Iowa labor event for 2020 Democrats, conspicuously omitted one of the most contentious issues of the 2020 primary: government-sponsored health care....
20:13, 08/21/2019

| Modi healthcare scheme won hearts, and votes While India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nationalist tub-thumping has been widely credited with his recent election win, another factor was one he kept relatively quiet about: Modicare....
15:39, 05/29/2019

Sanders agrees to 'Medicare-for-all' change after union concerns Sen. Bernie Sanders is making changes to his signature policy proposal – "Medicare-for-all" – in order to address union concerns that a shift to single-payer health care could force members to give up hard-fought insurance plans for nothing in return...
02:13, 08/23/2019

No mention of 'Medicare for all' from Warren or Sanders at union event Presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, speaking at an Iowa labor event for 2020 Democrats, both conspicuously omitted one of the most contentious issues of the 2020 primary: a total government takeover of the healthcare system....
23:00, 08/21/2019

In Macomb County, union members aren't scared by Medicare for All 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 ...
10:00, 07/31/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Abortion gets only a brief nod in debates Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:13, 08/01/2019

Medicare for All is a Democratic fallacy Ordinarily, I’m not one for watching political debates, let alone early-on primary ones. I prefer perusing the résumés and actual accomplishments of those who want to govern. Debates merely show off arguing skills. But I was in the mood for some come...
17:52, 08/04/2019

Daily on Healthcare: How Trump could expand Obamacare Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
17:52, 07/09/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Tug of war over drug pricing bill Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:39, 07/24/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Workplace temperatures in the hot seat Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
17:39, 07/23/2019

Kamala Harris has a plan to pay for healthcare, but it'll probably lose money Kamala Harris tells us that her so-called "Medicare for all" plan will be paid for by taxing Wall Street — on the grounds that Bernie Sanders' idea taxes the middle classes too much. There are only two problems with this....
04:52, 08/02/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Planned Parenthood drops out of Title X Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
17:26, 08/20/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Congress considers ‘red flag’ legislation Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
23:52, 08/07/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Nurse practitioners fight for more freedom Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:27, 08/13/2019

Rush Limbaugh: Media doesn't really want Biden to be the Democratic nominee Has the media given up on former Vice President Joe Biden? According to conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh, that may be the case as the Democratic presidential frontrunner failed to deliver and "eviscerate" President Trump....
01:26, 06/13/2019

POWER RANKING: Here's who has the best chance of becoming the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Reuters The Democratic 2020 presidential field is set to be one of the largest, most competitive, and most unpredictable in modern history with 24 declared candidates. To help make sense of where all these candidates stand in the field, INSIDER has ...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Where The 2020 Democratic Candidates Stand On Medicare For All The second Democratic primary debate on Thursday night saw an extended period of serious policy discussion on the future of the nation’s health care. While Medicare-for-all has been the rallying cry of those on the party’s left flank, the...
00:52, 06/29/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Executive order gives hope to kidney patients Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
03:52, 08/07/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Advisory group bites into dietary guidelines Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
01:26, 07/12/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Trump administration will allow imports of prescription drugs Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:39, 07/31/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Black and Latino preemies less likely to get good care Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
02:39, 08/13/2019

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20:52, 07/26/2019

Daily on Healthcare: 'Congress can fix this': Judges weigh striking down Obamacare Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:26, 07/10/2019

Daily on Healthcare: The boozeless bunch: Will another teetotaler be sworn in as president? WILL ANOTHER TEETOTALER BE SWORN IN AS PRESIDENT? Voters may not have the option of using the "who would you rather have a beer with?" test this election to decide among the presidential candidates....
22:26, 08/19/2019

Sen. Bernie Sanders changes how Medicare-for-all plan treats union contracts in face of opposition by organized labor Leaders and members of unions have complained to candidates that a single-payer plan would offer weaker coverage than they have negotiated under the current system....
10:39, 08/22/2019

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19:26, 06/11/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Providers would face pay cut under Senate surprise billing legislation Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:26, 07/17/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Ted Cruz bill would speed FDA approval of drugs OK'd in other countries Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:26, 07/19/2019

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17:39, 06/14/2019

Daily on Healthcare: House tees up vote to repeal Obamacare’s ‘Cadillac Tax’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:39, 07/16/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Air ambulances sound the alarm over surprise billing legislation Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:52, 07/03/2019

Trump says ahead of debates he thinks 'Sleepy Joe' Biden will be 2020 Democratic nominee President Trump said Tuesday that he thinks “Sleepy Joe” Biden will be the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee, just hours ahead of the second round of Democratic primary debates....
18:26, 07/30/2019

Spain's Socialists won't seek to form government if they lose July votes Spain's Socialists will give up trying to install their leader Pedro Sanchez as prime minister if he fails to win two investiture votes this month, a party spokesman said on Tuesday, raising the prospect of another parliamentary election....
17:26, 07/09/2019

Spain's Socialists won't seek to form government if lose July votes Spain's Socialist party (PSOE) spokeswoman said on Tuesday that the party will not make a fresh attempt to name acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez as the new premier if he fails to win two investiture votes in July, pointing to a new national electi...
15:26, 07/09/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Bill moves to end NIH monkey business Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:52, 06/04/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Psychiatrists to use Mueller report to argue Trump is mentally unfit Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:26, 07/22/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by FreedomWorks: Democrats spar over whether to abolish private insurance Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:00, 06/27/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Measles deaths surge overseas Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:39, 06/21/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Minimum wage bill would undo waivers for people with disabilities Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
17:39, 07/18/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Push to legalize pot deepens partisan divisions in 2020 race Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:13, 08/05/2019

Democratic 2020 hopeful John Delaney escalates fight with AOC over 'Medicare for all' John Delaney's presidential campaign escalated a fight with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over "Medicare for all," blaming the most liberal wing of the Democratic Party for helping elect President Trump and challenging her to a debate on healthcare....
19:39, 06/03/2019

Warren and Sanders fend off moderate attacks on Medicare for All in Democratic debate Progressive Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren fended off attacks from moderate rivals over Medicare for All in the first night of the second Democratic debates on Tuesday....
06:52, 07/31/2019

Democrats Quickly Found a Divide Over ‘Medicare-for-All’ at the First Democratic Presidential Debate Healthcare is likely to be one of the biggest issues of the 2020 election––and it was one of the first issues to divide candidates Wednesday night at the first Democratic presidential debate. When NBC’s Lester Holt asked the 10 cand...
10:13, 06/27/2019

Police Detain 100 as Kazakhstan Votes in First Election Since Fall of Soviet Union Voters in Kazakhstan went to the polls Sunday to vote for a new president in an election critics have called undemocratic and said underscores growing authoritarianism in the former Soviet country....
19:26, 06/09/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Trump’s HIV initiative gets a boost thanks to an Obamacare rule Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:26, 06/12/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: the cost of maternal healthcare, Sudan and Chad updates, sustainability in focus This Monday, top stories includes: the “catastrophic” cost of maternal healthcare; UN condemnation following violence against protesters in Sudan and the killing of a journalist in Chad; and the urgent need for sustainability highlighted through an e...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by FreedomWorks: Student debt is keeping doctors from rural areas Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
17:52, 06/25/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Appeals court hears Obamacare case that could focus 2020 debate Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
22:52, 07/08/2019

Daily on Healthcare, Presented by American Association of Kidney Patients: No more flushing hazardous medicines Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
17:52, 08/21/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Paid family leave gains momentum Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Drug overdose death rates in cities outpace rural areas Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
22:52, 08/02/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Politicians admit to mental health struggles Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
17:39, 06/18/2019

U.S. states, cities sue to block Trump 'conscience' rule for healthcare workers A coalition of 23 U.S. states and municipalities sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to stop it from enforcing a rule that would make it easier for doctors and nurses to avoid performing abortions on religious or moral grounds....
23:52, 05/21/2019

Dozens of States Sue Trump Administration Over Vile New Healthcare 'Conscience' Rule Two dozen states and cities are suing the Trump administration over new rules that allow insurance companies, healthcare providers, and employers to refuse to cover procedures that they say conflict with their conscience because of their religious be...
18:26, 05/22/2019

Kamala Harris releases Medicare-for-all plan ahead of second 2020 U.S. Democratic debate U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Monday released a Medicare-for-all proposal ahead of the second Democratic presidential debate, when candidates' differing approaches to giving Americans greater access to affordable health insurance is expected to featu...
18:00, 07/29/2019

Battle for union members goes to the states The Supreme Court’s 2018 Janus v. AFSCME ruling, expected to be a major blow to public sector unions, has set off a battle at the state level between government unions and conservative groups over for workers' hearts and minds....
06:13, 07/19/2019

Daily on Healthcare: GOP nears chance to undo Obamacare — but without a plan to prevent chaos or electoral disaster Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
22:00, 07/29/2019

Daily on Healthcare: 2020 hopeful John Delaney unveils plan to fight opioid crisis Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:39, 07/02/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Doctor debate over single payer kicks off in earnest Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
01:26, 06/01/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: The facts about Biden's sweeping, incautious promise to end cancer Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Trump knocks Democratic candidates over healthcare for immigrants U.S. President Donald Trump, traveling in Asia for a G20 summit, knocked 10 Democratic presidential hopefuls from afar on Thursday for pledging to cover healthcare for immigrants who live in the United States after coming to the country illegally....
11:13, 06/28/2019

Joy Behar says Elizabeth Warren's Medicare-for-all push is a 'big mistake,' a 'death knell' for Democratic Party "The View" liberal co-host Joy Behar slammed Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on Wednesday for her fiery push for Medicare-For-All, calling it a "big mistake" ahead of the 2020 election. ...
03:13, 08/01/2019

Democratic debate 2019: Bernie Sanders on ‘Medicare For All’ snaps, ‘I wrote the damn bill!’ Some of the presidential candidates at the Democratic primary debate Tuesday questioned “Medicare For All” — but Sen. Bernie Sanders wasn’t having it, saying he knows it’ll benefit workers because, “I wrote the da...
07:13, 07/31/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: How should Congress lower drug prices? GOP asks PhRMA for input Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
17:52, 06/07/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Trump administration restricts research on fetal tissue from abortions Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:26, 06/06/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Liberal groups sue over Trump administration’s conscience objection rule Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:26, 05/29/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Supreme Court decides on long-watched abortion case Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:13, 05/28/2019

Healthcare takes center stage at second round of Democratic debates Healthcare dominated the conversation in Detroit on Tuesday night during the first session of the second round of the 2020 Democratic presidential debates....
14:52, 07/31/2019

Immigration, healthcare split candidates on second night of Democratic debates The second group of 10 candidates participating in the second round of the 2020 Democratic presidential debates Wednesday night was split distinctly on healthcare and immigration....
11:39, 08/01/2019

The First 2020 Democratic Primary Debate Will Almost Certainly Skip A Key Healthcare Issue Gracyn Robinson is a single mom of three. The 48-year-old worries about putting her kids through school, paying her rent and maintaining her job security as an interior designer for senior centers. But, on top of that already considerable load, she&r...
23:39, 06/26/2019

Kamala Harris has the least defensible healthcare position of any Democratic candidate Kamala Harris was the big winner overall in Thursday night's debate, but she also managed to create more confusion over her healthcare position. With her subsequent "clarification," she has staked out the least defensible ground of any of the 2020 De...
22:39, 06/28/2019

In the debate on healthcare, the Democratic candidates admit Obamacare isn't working Healthcare is clearly the primary topic in this week’s second round of Democratic primary debates, but Obamacare — the crowning jewel of former President Barack Obama’s liberal agenda — seems to be a taboo subject....
07:13, 08/01/2019

Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders team up against John Delaney in Democratic debate’s first question on ‘Medicare for All’ JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) Democratic presidential candidates Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts teamed up to defend their "Medicare for All" plans. Moderate Democrat former Rep. John Delaney criticized Sanders' ...
12:52, 07/31/2019

Daily on Energy: Red states lead the switch to renewables Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
22:26, 07/09/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Are House Democrats prepared to make Hyde an issue in the spending bill? Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:26, 06/10/2019

Daily on Healthcare, Presented by American Association of Kidney Patients: Key piece missing from state preexisting conditions protections Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:15, 08/23/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Activists move abortion debate to the margins as voters favor the middle Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:39, 06/03/2019

China, United States Will "Lose By Fighting": Xi Jinping To Donald Trump Chinese President Xi Jinping called for cooperation in a phone call with Donald Trump on Tuesday, confirming he would meet the US leader at the G20 summit amid a bruising trade war....
23:52, 06/18/2019

'Warren's to lose': who won the first Democratic debate? | Panelists Bold ideas on the debate stage in Miami - and an unexpected breakout star. Here’s the verdict from our panelistsGenerously speaking, Democratic presidential candidates tonight spent a little less than 10 minutes after nearly an hour and a half had go...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Democrats plan Capitol Hill event to put Trump's mental health under fire Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:26, 06/05/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Anti-abortion Democrats emerge as Louisiana governor prepares to sign six-week ban Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:39, 05/30/2019

Congress Fails To Open Account In 17 States And Union Territories After bitterly fought Lok Sabha elections, which lasted for over a month, the BJP is emerging victorious with a thumping majority of more than 300 seats and has cornered Congress to only 51 seats with......
02:13, 05/24/2019

Kamala Harris releases healthcare policy plan days before Democratic debate U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Monday released a "Medicare for All" proposal ahead of a second debate for Democratic presidential candidates, when their differing approaches to healthcare insurance policy are expected to feature prominently....
10:00, 07/30/2019

Candidate says Democrats 'will lose 48 states' if they back ending private health insurance Democratic 2020 candidate Tim Ryan says President Trump would wipe out his opponent if the other candidate proposes eliminating private health insurance in favor of "Medicare for all."...
19:39, 07/31/2019

Mexico Senate overwhelmingly votes to ratify USMCA trade agreement with United States, Canada MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico Senate overwhelmingly votes to ratify USMCA trade agreement with United States, Canada....
00:00, 06/20/2019

Union Minister Urges States To Enact Law Protecting Doctors From Violence Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today asked states to consider enacting specific legislation for protecting doctors and medical professionals from any form of violence in the wake of the recent......
14:39, 06/15/2019

Daily on Energy, presented by FreedomWorks: A cloud hangs over G20 talks after greens lose climate fight in Bonn Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:39, 06/28/2019

US Democratic debates: Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren hit back against moderate rivals over healthcare The frontrunners for the Democratic presidential nomination came under attack from their moderate counterparts in a debate that laid bare the rivals' positions on issues such as healthcare and immigration....
15:39, 07/31/2019

AFL-CIO's Trumka warns Democratic union endorsement not automatic AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka warned Democrats on Wednesday that they could not take union endorsements for granted and would have to meet a higher bar this election cycle to get them. The leader of the nation's largest labor federation also urged...
06:39, 08/22/2019

20 Democratic state attorneys general sue to stop Trump religious discrimination protections for healthcare workers Democratic attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration Tuesday to overturn a rule that protects healthcare workers from providing services that contradict their religious beliefs, including abortions....
04:39, 05/22/2019

Daily on Energy: Democrats prepare to fight Trump EPA’s effort to force pipelines on states Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
00:26, 06/11/2019

Coal union invites Democratic 2020 hopefuls, at least half say 'Yes' The head of the main U.S. mine workers' union has invited all of the Democratic presidential candidates to visit its "turf" to demonstrate that the party still represents the working class....
01:39, 07/10/2019

Union support could be critical in crowded 2020 Democratic field As the race for 2020 ramps up, a crowded field of 20 Democratic presidential candidates all vying for the same seat in the Oval Office are turning to union workers to help separate them from the pack....
21:39, 05/02/2019

Democratic-led states divided over approach on abortion PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Abortion opponents in Republican-led legislatures have had a highly successful year, passing measurers that would ban or significantly limit abortions beginning early in a woman’s pregnancy. So what about the states cont...
18:52, 05/27/2019

Daily on Energy: Zero-carbon-by-2050 plan magnifies Democratic divisions Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:39, 07/24/2019

Trump’s fight with Biden over union endorsement foreshadows a nasty fight over labor votes in 2020 Trump relied on working-class white voters to win states like Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania en route to his electoral college victory in 2016. Biden and other Democrats are plotting to win them back....
12:13, 05/02/2019

Democratic presidential candidates seek union support at workers' forum Six Democratic presidential hopefuls declared their support for American workers and a $15 federal minimum wage on Saturday as they seek the backing of labor unions in their battle to become the candidate to take on Republican President Donald Trump ...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Daily on Energy: Legal fight over Trump coal plant rule shows just how divided red and blue states are Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:26, 08/14/2019

Democratic states promise to sue Trump for 'eviscerating' Endangered Species Act Democratic states promised Monday to sue the Trump administration for its move to "eviscerate" the Endangered Species Act by modifying how the federal government implements the law in a manner more accommodating to businesses....
04:13, 08/13/2019

Trump accuses Democratic leaders of 'tearing the United States apart' U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused the top Democrats in Congress of "tearing the United States apart" by pursuing investigations stemming from the now-concluded Russia probe....
20:13, 05/22/2019

Daily on Energy: Democratic and Republican climate hawks jostle for attention ahead of recess Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:39, 07/23/2019

Democratic Illinois state senator pocketed nearly $275K from labor union for doing ‘little or no work,’ prosecutors say A Democratic Illinois state senator has been indicted on charges that he embezzled money from a labor union in return for "little or no work," the U.S. District Attorney’s Office said in a statement Friday.  ...
03:39, 08/03/2019

Democratic states line up to sue Trump EPA for 'unlawful' coal plant rule A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country are vowing to sue the Trump administration for gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal plants....
22:26, 06/19/2019

Dutch polls open, setting in motion 4 days of voting in European Union member states to elect the bloc’s parliament. THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch polls open, setting in motion 4 days of voting in European Union member states to elect the bloc’s parliament....
09:00, 05/23/2019

Daily on Energy: Democratic campaign chair pushes for rural America in climate change plans Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:39, 08/07/2019

Daily on Energy: Trump’s visit to petrochemical plant shows a Democratic ‘blind spot’ on fossil fuels Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
17:39, 08/14/2019

Democratic states sue Trump for gutting signature Obama emissions rule for coal plants A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country sued the Trump administration Tuesday for gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing coal plants emissions to combat climate change....
17:39, 08/14/2019

Daily on Energy: Trump targets Appalachia and swing states for next big energy push Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
23:39, 06/06/2019

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05:00, 05/18/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Venezuela-Colombia baby breakthrough, Italy piles on rescue boat pressure, States must combat hate, Kashmir rights latest and a musical plea to combat CAR hunger Tuesday’s main stories: Colombia offers nationality to born of Venezuelan parents; ‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats; States must do more to stop hate attacks;  Egypt terror attack condemned by Security Council, UN chief; Kashmir developments risk ...
11:26, 08/07/2019

Apple denies favoring its own apps in App Store search results Apple’s App Store is already a point of antitrust contention, and a new investigation by The Wall Street Journal has revealed that the company’s own mobile apps are often first in App Store search results ahead of competitors. “The company’s apps ran...
12:13, 07/24/2019

Professor at American university in Cairo says he was fired for not favoring Islam A professor of religion and history claims he was booted from a U.S. taxpayer-funded university because he refused demands from a wealthy donor's son who allegedly encouraged non-Muslim students to convert to Islam -- but the school says it is "based...
19:13, 08/15/2019

BIG TECH IN HEALTHCARE: How Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft are shaking up healthcare — and what it means for the future of the industry (GOOGL, AAPL, AMZN, MSFT) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is undergoing...
15:13, 07/19/2019

Trump proposes new U.S. immigration plan favoring skills over family ties U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he wants to overhaul the immigration system to favor young, educated, English-speaking applicants with job offers instead of people with family ties to Americans, a plan with little chance of advancing in ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Tulsi Gabbard's sister calls out MSNBC for favoring Elizabeth Warren in the debate The sister of Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-HI, blasted MSNBC on Twitter during the debate Wednesday night and accused the liberal cable news network of favoring Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass....
07:39, 06/27/2019

Just What We Suspected: Push for Citizenship Question on 2020 Census Is About Favoring Whites and Republicans Virtual messages from the grave prove that the Trump administration’s push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census has indeed been a craven ploy to benefit Republicans and “non-Hispanic whites.”...
02:26, 05/31/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Airbus CEO says all planemakers to suffer from 'lose-lose' trade war Airbus Chief Executive Guillaume Faury warned on Thursday any further escalation of trade tensions would damage aerospace firms globally, including the European planemaker's U.S. rival Boeing....
16:13, 05/16/2019

US-Iran military conflict will be a 'lose-lose situation,' analysts say Tensions between the United States and Iran escalated rapidly after an American drone was shot down by Iranian forces in the Middle East on Thursday — but experts are not expecting it to lead to an outright military conflict....
10:52, 06/21/2019

THE HEALTHCARE PAYMENTS REPORT: The strategies payments leaders are using to take advantage of the $3.7 trillion opportunity in US healthcare This is a preview of THE HEALTHCARE PAYMENTS REPORT from Business Insider Intelligence. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more healthcare coverage with Digital Health Pro. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing digital health news and a...
10:52, 08/17/2019

Airbus CEO says all planemakers to suffer from 'lose-lose' trade war Airbus Chief Executive Guillaume Faury warned on Thursday any further escalation of trade tensions would damage aerospace firms globally, including the European planemaker's U.S. rival Boeing....
18:13, 05/16/2019

Top union hit with 'unfair practices' claim by union for its office workers The union representing office workers for the Service Employees International Union filed an unfair practices complaint against the larger union Thursday with the National Labor Relations Board....
04:52, 05/31/2019

Currency wars: Lose-lose the only certain outcome As the US accuses China of being a currency manipulator, Beijing calls such labeling unfair and "wayward unilateralism." With more escalation in the US-China trade spat expected, is a currency war unavoidable?...
13:52, 08/06/2019

What do we lose when we lose a local bike shop? As UK rents rise and online retailers eat into their margins, shops struggle to survive In the early 1930s a young William Laker would cycle the 50-odd miles from his home in Kent to Crystal Palace in south London to visit the woman who would, half a...
08:26, 08/16/2019

Rich states, poor states: How a federal minimum wage hike would widen the gap With growing enthusiasm for lifting the federal minimum wage in Congress, it’s time to consider some data on wages and differences in the cost of living across the 50 states. The Raise the Wage Act, introduced by Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., in January w...
20:26, 06/03/2019

Trade War: Lose-Lose Outcome? As both sides dig their heels in the escalating U.S.-China trade war, the fallout could hurt industries on both sides, perhaps China more than the U.S....
23:52, 05/28/2019

Retirees are flocking to these 3 states — and fleeing these 3 states in droves New Mexico has the top honor of being the number one retirement destination, according to a study from United Van Lines. Here's what you should know before you leave your state for a new locale....
00:26, 04/29/2019

CBOE AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME CLIMBS 23% IN MARCH; Average Daily Volume Of 4.6 Million, Total Volume Of 92.9 Million Contracts; Trading In Options On Exchange Traded Funds Grows By 42% CHICAGO, April 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in March was 4,647,680 contracts traded per day, up 23% when compared to the 3,771,082 contracts per day during March 2007.Total exchange vol...
08:00, 05/03/2019

Turkey cannot have both F-35 and Russia's S-400: Trump nominee U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become the next secretary of defense re-stated that Turkey cannot have the F-35 advanced stealth fighter jet and Russia's S-400 air defense system, which Moscow started delivering last week....
18:39, 07/16/2019

It’s Medicare for All or Nothing Despite the number of Democrats who have co-sponsored Medicare for All bills in the past few years, the idea is falling out of favor with prominent Democratic leaders, including those running for president. Instead, we are hearing more and more about...
19:13, 07/25/2019

Brexit Could Be Delayed For The Third Time, Says New EU Chief Nominee Ursula von der Leyen, the nominee to be the next EU Commission president, said Wednesday that Brexit could be delayed for a third time, but warned London it must take responsiblity for "sorting out"......
01:26, 07/11/2019

Texas governor gives failed elections nominee new job AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A newspaper reports that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has given his failed and embattled choice for chief elections officer a new job on his payroll. Abbott spokesman John Wittman on Friday told The Dallas Morning News that David Whitl...
02:39, 06/01/2019

DNC Chief: ‘Our nominee won't stand a chance against Trump’ Apparently stunned by the Republican National Committee’s surprise July fundraising haul of $21 million, the chief of the Democratic National Committee is on a panic drive to catch up and said in an email to supporters that the eventual nominee could...
07:52, 08/22/2019

Trump announces Air Force secretary nominee President Trump will nominate former Chairman of the Aerospace Corporation Barbara Barrett to replace outgoing Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson....
02:13, 05/22/2019

Trump’s likely Fed nominee apologizes for comments about women Stephen Moore said he would fight on for the Fed seat and told a conservative radio show that the nation would see the “biggest sell-off in stock market history” if a liberal won the White House in 2020....
05:39, 04/29/2019

Kellyanne Conway: Dem nominee will ‘have to defend socialism’ Counselor the president Kellyanne Conway said Sunday that while President Trump may tweet about Joe Biden as if he is sure to get the Democratic presidential nomination, she is not concerned at all about who Trump’s opponent is....
11:43, 08/12/2019

Shanahan Withdraws as Defense Secretary Nominee President Trump on Tuesday pulled the nomination of Patrick Shanahan to be the permanent defense secretary, saying on Twitter that Mr. Shanahan would devote more time to his family....
19:26, 06/18/2019

FAA nominee OK'd retaliation against pilot whistleblower, lawsuit says A Senate committee is investigating President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Federal Aviation Administration, Stephen Dickson, for his involvement in a case in which a Delta Air Lines pilot alleged the company retaliated against her -- including ...
14:52, 06/04/2019

Would Medicare-for-all mean hospitals for none? John Delaney's claim is a good case study in how a snappy talking point can stray far from reality, especially when it comes to a complex policy issue such as health care....
13:26, 07/03/2019

What's the matter with 'Medicare for all' When the Medicare for All Act had its first hearing in the House Rules Committee on Tuesday, it became evident that the gap between perception and reality of what this bill does is very wide....
20:13, 05/02/2019

Nearly 3/4 of Democrats don't know what 'Medicare for all' is Nearly 3 out of every 4 Democrats believe that a "Medicare for all" program includes an option for people to keep their private insurance if they like it....
01:00, 06/18/2019

Smooth confirmation seen for Trump nominee to be ambassador to Mexico U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to be ambassador to Mexico had a smooth U.S. Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday, and looked likely to easily win confirmation to a post that could be important in talks on disputed issues like immigration and...
22:39, 05/21/2019

Congress Bathinda Nominee's Wife Says It Is A "One-Sided" Contest Campaigning for Congress's Bathinda candidate Amrinder Singh Raja Warring, Amrita Warring slammed sitting lawmaker Harsimrat Kaur Badal for "doing nothing" for the constituency in a decade....
13:26, 05/08/2019

‘Tootsie’ writer went from garbage collector to Tony nominee Robert Horn, Tony-nominated for his snappy book to “Tootsie,” knows all too well what it’s like to scrape out a living in New York while trying to break into the theater. He never played a tomato, as did Michael Dorsey, the struggling actor at the ce...
00:39, 05/03/2019

Trump’s U.N. nominee breaks with the president on climate change Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, has significant investments in the fossil fuel industry and promised to recuse herself from any negotiations involving coal....
22:26, 06/19/2019

McConnell willing to vote on new Dem president’s Supreme Court nominee Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is willing to consider a Democratic president’s Supreme Court nominee in 2021 if President Donald Trump loses reelection, calling it “politically unsustainable” to extend his blockade into the opening days of a ...
23:52, 06/27/2019

Bill Maher on Biden's 'senior moments': 'Get used to it' if he becomes Dem nominee "Real Time" host Bill Maher went to bat for former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday night after a series of highly publicized gaffes by the Democratic frontrunner this week, which Maher referred to as "senior moments."...
13:26, 08/10/2019

Patrick Shanahan withdraws as defense secretary nominee ​Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has withdrawn his nomination to lead the Pentagon, President Trump tweeted on Tuesday. “Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, who has done a wonderful job, has decided not to go forward with hi...
19:52, 06/18/2019

Trump’s UN Envoy Nominee Defends Climate Record WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next U.S. envoy to the United Nations is defending her record on climate change, saying it is a “real risk to our planet” that must be addressed. Kelly Knight Craft tells ...
17:26, 06/19/2019

Could a Trump cheerleader and Republicans’ ‘worst possible nominee’ be the best for Democrats? Tolerance for Kris Kobach is waning, with Republican politicians saying the party has become too rightwingIt was only nine months ago that Kansas Democrats were bidding good riddance to Kris Kobach as Donald Trump’s closest political ally in the cons...
02:39, 08/09/2019

Democrats challenge Trump’s UN nominee on climate change WASHINGTON (AP) — Three Democratic senators are calling on President’s Donald Trump’s nominee to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations to clarify that she will put U.S. interests ahead of her own financial interests when it comes to cl...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Biden's been in politics longer than any US presidential nominee ever. Here's why that matters If Democrats pick Joe Biden as their next presidential nominee, he will set a new standard for political longevity. In the process, he will provoke complex questions about relevance, age and shifting political attitudes in the US....
02:52, 05/15/2019

Republican senators may sink another Trump judicial nominee President Donald Trump’s nominee to a key appellate court could be in jeopardy over Republican concerns about his judicial record and potential issues with his FBI background check. The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a confirmation hearing Wed...
00:52, 07/17/2019

Prospective Fed Nominee Judy Shelton Resigned From EBRD Job One of President Trump’s latest picks for the Federal Reserve board, economic commentator Judy Shelton, has resigned from her post as U.S. envoy to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development....
12:13, 07/25/2019

Booker insists 2020 nominee must be more than a ‘safe bet,’ in jab at Biden Sen. Cory Booker took an indirect swipe at Democratic presidential nomination rival Joe Biden on Wednesday, arguing that the party’s next standard-bearer must be more than a “safe bet.”...
22:13, 08/21/2019

Trump defense secretary nominee says US not seeking war with Iran Confirmation of Mark Esper appeared almost certain at Senate hearing where he received significant Democratic supportDonald Trump’s nominee to become the first permanent US defence secretary in more than six months, has said that the US is not seekin...
01:39, 07/17/2019

EU Commission president nominee says open to further Brexit extension Germany's Ursula von der Leyen said on Monday she would support giving Britain more time to negotiate its exit from the European Union as part of a series of promises to persuade EU lawmakers to back her as European Commission president....
14:39, 07/15/2019

U.S. Senate committee backs Trump nominee to be U.N. ambassador The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday backed Kelly Craft, currently the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as President Donald Trump's envoy to the United Nations....
18:39, 07/25/2019

Biden keeps up attacks against 'Medicare for all' HANOVER, New Hampshire — Joe Biden derided the healthcare proposals of his 2020 Democratic primary opponents while also taking aim at President Trump for trying to gut his former boss's signature healthcare law....
01:39, 08/24/2019

Dem Whose Bad Medicare for All Take Got Him Booed Tries Tweeting Through It There’s a decent chance that you’ve never heard of John Delaney. That’s understandable, given that the former Maryland congressman is currently polling at about one percent in the Democrats’ comedically crowded 2020 presidential field. Still, if you ...
20:39, 06/03/2019

The Surprising Origins of ‘Medicare for All’ When Medicare was created in 1965, few Americans were talking about universal health care. Even fewer realized that the bureaucrats behind the program hoped that it would eventually become that. With America at the height of Cold War anti-communist s...
20:13, 05/30/2019

Your ‘Medicare for All’ Questions, Answered “Medicare for All” has emerged as a rallying cry among Democrats in the early stages of the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign, though it means different things to different people....
22:26, 04/29/2019

Medicare-for-all might not cause surge in hospital use (Reuters Health) - Medicare-for-all and other versions of universal coverage being proposed for the U.S. by several presidential hopefuls wouldn't necessarily lead more people to seek hospital care, a new analysis suggests....
23:39, 07/23/2019

'Medicare for all' means choice for none “Medicare for all” is another name for socialized health insurance. The Congressional Budget Office published a paper on the general idea this week, reigniting debates over the costs....
02:39, 05/03/2019

Don’t Believe Joe Biden’s Medicare for All Lies Throughout this campaign, Joe Biden has not proved himself to have a particularly nuanced or accurate understanding of American healthcare. Earlier this year, he criticized Medicare for All by saying it would let employers “off the hook,” since they’...
21:13, 07/09/2019

Powell assails gold standard supported by Trump Fed nominee Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday rejected the idea of returning the United States to the gold standard even as he asserted that his remarks should not be seen as criticism of a proposed presidential nominee to the Fed Board....
23:13, 07/10/2019

De Blasio ‘temporarily’ withdraws TLC chief nominee after ‘awful’ hearing Mayor Bill de Blasio has “temporarily” withdrawn the nomination of Jeff Roth to lead the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission. The news comes four days after Roth’s disastrous confirmation hearing, where the former TLC deputy ...
05:00, 07/23/2019

Potential Fed Nominee Would Seek Shake-Up of Interest-Rate Policy Economist Judy Shelton, a potential Trump nominee to the Federal Reserve, said in an interview that she would bring a “different perspective” to the central bank and press for a change in how it sets interest rates....
00:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. Senate to hold initial vote on former Delta executive as FAA nominee The U.S. Senate was set to vote on Tuesday to advance the nomination for head of the Federal Aviation Administration of a former airline executive whose handling of a whistleblower case has come under criticism from Democrats....
19:13, 07/23/2019

Trump’s Pentagon nominee denies allegations of sexual misconduct With his wife of 32 years sitting behind him and his accuser looking on from a short distance away, Air Force Gen. John Hyten told senators that “all the allegations are completely false.”...
14:26, 07/31/2019

U.S. Senate to hold initial vote on former Delta exec as FAA nominee The U.S. Senate was set to vote on Tuesday to advance the nomination for head of the Federal Aviation Administration of a former airline executive whose handling of a whistleblower case has come under criticism from Democrats....
18:26, 07/23/2019

EU Commission nominee hopes Britain would stay, open to Balkans The nominee for the European Union's next chief executive said on Wednesday she hoped Britain would not quit the bloc and also urged EU governments to keep open a membership path for the Western Balkans....
14:00, 07/10/2019

Will "Solidify" Strategic Ties With India: US Defence Secretary Nominee US Defence Secretary nominee Mark T Esper has told lawmakers that he wants to solidify the enduring strategic partnership with India supported by strong defence cooperation with the Indian military....
08:52, 07/17/2019

Greg Gutfeld: It's all downhill for Biden, Sen. Kamala Harris likely to be the nominee Is former Vice President Joe Biden's presidential campaign nosediving? Fox News' Greg Gutfeld believes it probably is and that unless an outsider can come in and 'wakes' him up, it's over....
04:39, 07/02/2019

EU Commission nominee seeks parliament support after top jobs wrangle European Union governments' surprise nominee for president of their executive, Germany's Ursula von der Leyen, sought support in the bloc's parliament on Wednesday, hoping to secure the confirmation she will need in two weeks' time....
20:26, 07/03/2019

Donald Trump withdraws Stephen Moore as Fed board nominee Stephen Moore, President Donald Trump's nominee to the Federal Reserve board of governors, withdrew his name from consideration Thursday, the president announced....
19:52, 05/02/2019

In Gannett Proxy Fight, ISS Adviser Backs One Digital First Nominee Digital First Media, the hedge fund-backed media company pushing Gannett to sell itself, picked up some support as it seeks board seats at the USA Today publisher in a proxy vote this month....
15:13, 05/02/2019

Ted Cruz questions conservative credentials of Trump judicial nominee Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday said he has “significant concerns” over the judicial record of President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, signaling that some Republicans may not be on board with the president’s pick. During a ...
20:39, 07/17/2019

Officer Accuses Trump's Nominee For Top Army Post Of Sex Assault Gen. John E. Hyten's chances of being confirmed as the military's second-highest officer may come down to one thing next week: whether senators believe an Army colonel's charges that he sexually......
10:00, 07/29/2019

Trump’s Nominee for U.N. Envoy Appears to Differ With Him on Saudis and Climate At her confirmation hearing, Kelly Knight Craft suggested that she would be tougher than President Trump on Saudi Arabia and that climate change is a threat....
23:52, 06/19/2019

Trump Nominee Another Man Facing No Consequences for Alleged Sexual Assault A Senate committee approved Air Force Gen. John Hyten’s nomination to become vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Wednesday despite accusations that he sexually assaulted a colleague. Hyten is currently head of U.S. Strategic Command....
16:52, 08/01/2019

Texas land trust files lawsuit against Horizon Kinetic nominee Texas Pacific Land Trust said on Tuesday it had filed a lawsuit against a nominee of its investor, Horizon Kinetic, which has been seeking to install its own trustee and begin selling off the firm's portfolio....
23:00, 05/21/2019

Trump's nominee for ICE director once said he can tell whether migrant children will join the gang MS-13 by looking into their eyes Associated Press/Cliff Owen President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency once said he could tell by looking in migrant children's eyes that they would be a "soon-to-be MS-13 gang member." Morgan made the comme...
11:00, 05/18/2019

Trump Fed nominee Judy Shelton calls for bigger cut to interest rates Wall Street traders anticipate a more modest 25-basis-point cut when the Fed meets to set interest rate policy on July 30 and 31, but Shelton said there is justification for a deeper cut, citing weak economic conditions overseas....
21:13, 07/22/2019

De Blasio nominee won’t give specifics on Taxi and Limousine Commission concerns Meet the new boss — same as the old boss? Mayor de Blasio’s pick to head the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission — a former deputy of recently-departed chair Meera Joshi — vowed on Thursday to be a “transformative...
00:39, 07/19/2019

Donald Trump Intelligence Chief Pick Pulls Out, New Nominee "Shortly" President Donald Trump's controversial pick to be the next Director of National Intelligence, Representative John Ratcliffe, withdrew from consideration on Friday amid questions over his experience......
07:13, 08/03/2019

Bret Baier: Joe Biden's Trump focus shows he's trying to be Dem 'nominee-in-waiting' Former Vice President Joe Biden's latest Iowa campaign appearance shows he's trying to act like the Democratic presidential "nominee-in-waiting," according to Bret Baier....
02:00, 06/12/2019

Rip Torn, Emmy winner and Oscar nominee, known as a trouble-maker, dies at 88 Emmy winner Rip Torn, whose tempestuous nature made him a compelling character actor on the screen and stage but sometimes caused him trouble on the set and in private life, died on Tuesday at the age of 88, media reports said....
07:39, 07/10/2019

Trump's joint chiefs nominee weighs in on Pentagon leadership crisis President Trump's nominee for chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff weighed in on the Pentagon's leadership woes, telling the Senate that the military needs confirmed civilian leaders to stay effective....
18:52, 07/11/2019

‘I’m not saying I’m an angel’: Stephen Moore, Trump’s likely Fed nominee, apologizes for comments about women Moore said he would fight on for the Fed seat and told a conservative radio show that the nation would see the "biggest sell-off in stock market history" if a liberal won the White House in 2020....
22:26, 04/29/2019

US needs to get back on diplomatic track with Iran: Trump's Pentagon chief nominee President Trump’s nominee for Pentagon chief told Congress that he agrees with former defense secretary Robert Gates that war with Iran would be a “catastrophe” and that Washington's dispute with Tehran needs to be resolved through diplomacy....
17:39, 07/16/2019

Warren slams Trump's defense nominee, citing ethics concerns Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's nominee Mark Esper should not be confirmed as U.S. defense secretary because of ethical concerns related to his former job at defense contractor Raytheon Co....
18:13, 07/16/2019

Gen. John Hyten, nominee for No. 2 Pentagon post, denies sex assault accusation Air Force Gen. John Hyten denied accusations Tuesday he forcibly kissed a female colonel and pressed himself against her, charges that have drawn controversy for his nomination to be vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs....
02:52, 07/31/2019

Lawmakers torn over sexual assault allegations made against Trump nominee Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee are torn over the recent sexual assault allegations that were lobbied against President Trump’s nominee for vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. John Hyten. One senator told reporters o...
05:13, 07/12/2019

Texas Pacific investors' nominee elected as trustee at disputed meeting An investor group that collectively holds about 25% in Texas Pacific Land Trust said their nominee, Eric Oliver, was elected as a trustee at a special shareholder meeting, the validity of which was not recognized by the company....
23:52, 05/22/2019

Joint Chiefs nominee denies assault allegations, enlists key support Sen. Martha McSally — a retired Air Force pilot who revealed this year that she was raped by a superior officer — came out with a staunch defense of Air Force Gen. John Hyten....
00:26, 07/31/2019

Trump’s nominee for Joint Chiefs of Staff accused of sexual misconduct WASHINGTON — A senior military officer has accused the Air Force general tapped to be the next vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of sexual misconduct, potentially jeopardizing his nomination. Members of Congress have raised questions about t...
10:26, 07/11/2019

Oscar-nominee Mary J. Blige to star in the Power spin-off, Ghost Despite her obvious knack for it—including a critically heralded, Oscar-nominated performance in 2017's Mudbound—musician Mary J. Blige has always been pretty selective about her acting roles. An Umbrella Academy here, a How To Get Away With Murd...
12:26, 07/27/2019

‘I Have a Moral Responsibility to Come Forward’: Colonel Accuses Top Military Nominee of Assault An Army colonel described being sexually assaulted in her hotel room at a defense forum by an Air Force general who is in line to be the next vice chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff....
20:52, 07/26/2019

Medicare for All would shutter rural hospitals Support for “Medicare for all” — the marketing rebrand of government-run, single-payer healthcare — has become a litmus test for Democratic candidates for president....
22:00, 06/21/2019

Elizabeth Warren Gives Her Best Answer Ever On Medicare for All Sen. Elizabeth Warren has made the most of her time at the first 2020 Democratic debate Wednesday, but her first real home run was an impassioned defense of Medicare for All. Following Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s reiteration that, well, M4A just isn’t reali...
06:52, 06/27/2019

So-called 'Medicare for All' gets its 15 minutes of infamy Last week, the House Rules Committee held a landmark hearing on Medicare for All. The idea's advocates championed the hearing as a major step towards providing Americans universal, government-run healthcare....
15:26, 05/13/2019

Kamala Harris Gets Herself Into Another Mess on Medicare for All After a dominant performance in the Thursday’s Democratic debate, Sen. Kamala Harris is clarifying her commitment last night regarding the abolishment of private health insurance....
20:39, 06/28/2019

'Medicare for all' branding could be backfiring on liberals Those who believe that the government should provide everybody with free healthcare have long struggled with a way to brand it. The term socialized health insurance has a negative connotation and "single-payer healthcare" is too wonky. So in recent y...
03:13, 06/19/2019

Anti-abortion advocates come out against Medicare for All More than 50 anti-abortion organizations on Tuesday urged Congress not to support any healthcare bills unless they include language banning federal funding for most abortions....
15:26, 05/14/2019

On the Doorstep With a Plea: Will You Support Medicare for All? The nation’s largest nurses’ union is pushing Medicare for all from door to door to door in swing House districts. But the campaign for a single-payer health system is slow going....
18:13, 06/15/2019

Democrats clash over 'Medicare for all' in first debate The issue over health insurance marked the first stark divide among the candidates, and sparked a heated back-and-forth between many of the candidates on stage....
07:52, 06/27/2019

Democrat Warren slams Trump's defense nominee, citing ethics concerns Democratic Senator and presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday clashed with Mark Esper, President Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. defense secretary, saying he should be not be confirmed to the post because of ethical concerns related to his ...
23:52, 07/16/2019

Barry’s Anthony Carrigan on being an Emmy nominee, a role model, and a future rom-com lead The world of HBO’s Barry is as absurd as it is brutal, and no character moves through it quite like NoHo Hank. A Chechen mobster by trade, Hank is the kind of guy who would also organize his crime outfit’s Secret Santa gift exchange—he’s equally moti...
16:13, 08/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Warren slams Trump's defense nominee, citing ethics concerns Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's nominee Mark Esper should not be confirmed as defense secretary because of ethical concerns related to his former job at defense contractor Raytheon Co....
18:52, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Texas Pacific investors say nominee elected trustee at disputed meeting An investor group that holds about 25% in Texas Pacific Land Trust installed its preferred trustee in a shareholder meeting on Wednesday that the company, one of the biggest landowners in Texas, rejected as invalid....
02:52, 05/23/2019

Pentagon nominee, Air Force Gen. John Hyten, denies sex misconduct allegations, says 'nothing happened, ever' An Air Force general nominated to be the nation's number two military officer on Tuesday vociferously denied before a Senate committee allegations of sexual assault made by a former aide -- and a now-retired Army general who investigated the accuser ...
03:39, 07/31/2019

Menendez faults Trump's UN nominee for focusing on human rights at confirmation hearing President Trump’s nominee to replace Nikki Haley as United Nations ambassador took fire at her confirmation hearing Wednesday for prioritizing human rights....
00:26, 06/20/2019

U.S. Senate panel approves Trump nominee Rosen as deputy attorney general The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to approve President Donald Trump's deputy attorney general nominee, Jeffrey Rosen, an action that paves the way for a confirmation vote on Rosen by the full Senate....
17:52, 05/09/2019

Trump's Nominee for Joint Chiefs of Staff Post Accused of Sexual Assault Army Colonel Kathryn A. Spletstoser has accused Air Force General John E. Hyten—Trump’s nominee for vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff—of sexual assault....
13:00, 07/28/2019

Another high-level Pentagon nominee caught in the mire of sexual misconduct allegations CONFIRMATION CHAOS: The fate of another senior Pentagon official has been thrown into question after a former military aide to Air Force Gen. John Hyten accused her erstwhile boss of “a series of unwanted sexual advances by kissing, hugging and rubbi...
18:52, 07/11/2019

CBO spells danger for House-sponsored 'Medicare for all' More than 100 House Democrats have endorsed a "Medicare for all" plan which would eradicate private health insurance, and every single senator running for president, with the sole exception of Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, has backed single-payer. So t...
21:13, 05/03/2019

Sanders and Warren take flak from centrists over 'Medicare for all' Centrist Democratic presidential candidates fired shots at Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren during the second round of debates Tuesday over their defense of "Medicare for all."...
10:00, 07/31/2019

How to shave your tax bill — and your Medicare costs in retirement A flush 401(k) is just one thing you'll need to cover your retirement costs. Sock some money into Roth accounts and your taxable accounts to help trim taxes in the future....
21:13, 07/24/2019

Ady Barkan, activist with ALS, testifies in favor of Medicare-for-all Delivering his remarks with the aid of a computer because his diaphragm no longer allows him to speak, Barkan called the Democratic proposal “the only solution to what ails the American health care system.”...
22:52, 04/30/2019

Many Hospitals Charge Double or Even Triple What Medicare Would Pay A study of 25 states provides a rare glimpse of the stark disparities between what private insurers and the federal government paid for inpatient and outpatient care....
20:13, 05/09/2019

Democrats’ intense Medicare for All debate, paraphrased Whether to support Medicare for All was by far one of the more interesting moments of the first night of the second Democratic debate. Here's how it went down....
20:26, 07/31/2019

Elizabeth Warren keeps lying through her teeth about 'Medicare for all' Elizabeth Warren lacks the stones to dominate the left lane of the Democratic presidential primaries. We know this because tonight, at the Detroit debate, she equivocated on whether her "Medicare for all" plan would raise taxes on the middle class. A...
10:00, 07/31/2019

Biden jabs at Sanders, Warren over 'Medicare-for-all' Former Vice President Joe Biden appeared to take aim at two of his top rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination over their support for a government-run "Medicare-for-all" health care plan during a speech Wednesday to organized labor at the I...
05:00, 08/22/2019

Sanders, Warren fight with moderates over ‘Medicare for All’ DETROIT (AP) — The signature domestic proposal by the leading progressive candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination came under withering attack from moderates in a debate that laid bare the struggle between a call for revolutionary polici...
19:13, 07/31/2019

AMA says 'No' to 'Medicare for All' while endorsing policies that would make it inevitable The American Medical Association, the nation's largest doctors group, narrowly voted to maintain its long-standing opposition to "Medicare for all" and other proposals for single-payer medicine....
07:39, 06/12/2019

Democrats back off once-fervent embrace of Medicare-for-all Kamala Harris’s switch on health care highlights a broader move by Democrats to soften their initial enthusiasm for a sweeping government health plan....
13:39, 08/20/2019

Sanders mocks Harris over ‘Medicare-for-all’ criticism Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., took a swipe Monday at 2020 rival Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., going after his fellow senator for criticizing his "Medicare-for-all" plan while courting wealthy donors. ...
18:13, 08/20/2019

Kamala Harris reveals a different type of Medicare for All Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris revealed her Medicare for All plan Monday that she said will fix a broken system while preserving private insurance companies....
19:13, 07/29/2019

‘Medicare for All’s’ rich benefits ‘leapfrog’ other nations WASHINGTON (AP) — The “Medicare for All” proposal from leading Democrats running for president appears more lavish than what’s offered in other advanced countries. That compounds the cost but could also potentially broaden its popul...
08:13, 05/21/2019

Pete Buttigieg’s stance on 'Medicare for all' is moderate in name only Thursday night’s presidential debate featured nine Democratic candidates, some guy named Eric Swalwell, and a raucous debate over "Medicare for all." Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., a presidential front-runner and longtime advocate of socialized healthca...
06:39, 06/28/2019

How to avoid costly Medicare mistakes when retiring after age 65 If you're covered by qualifying health insurance at work and have delayed signing up for Medicare (or parts of it), it's important to plan ahead to avoid a coverage gap or missed deadlines....
14:13, 07/19/2019

Tucson man sentenced for Medicare fraud scheme TUCSON – A licensed podiatrist was sentenced on Friday to 24 months in prison for his role in a scheme that defrauded Medicare out of thousands of dollars. Officials say Loren Wessel, 55, of Tucson admitted to submitting false claims to Medicare from...
01:52, 05/22/2019

Kamala Harris' Useless Medicare for All Compromise After proposing the most complicated student debt relief program in history, Kamala Harris is out with her healthcare plan, which she is describing as Medicare for All despite it not being that. Whatever!...
00:00, 07/30/2019

‘Medicare for All’ Is Hammering Health Care Stocks. For Now. The popularity of proposals for a government-run, single-payer system among Democratic presidential candidates has hurt health care stocks, despite their strong earnings....
18:52, 05/22/2019

How a Medicare Buy-In or Public Option Could Threaten Obamacare Some Democrats are proposing a government alternative to private insurance. But allowing people to choose such a plan may destabilize the A.C.A., some experts say....
22:52, 07/29/2019

Democrats set aside internal feud for first Medicare for All Act hearing House Democrats avoided exposing their party's divisions over healthcare on Tuesday during a hearing for the Medicare for All Act, a bill that would do away with private insurance and move everyone living in the U.S. onto a government plan....
15:00, 05/02/2019

'That's a lot of money': Joe Biden hits 'Medicare for all' plans Presidential candidate Joe Biden hit left-leaning Democrats Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Kamala Harris during the second round of debates Wednesday over the cost of their proposals to uproot private health insurance in favor of a singular government...
07:13, 08/01/2019

Kamala Harris: The odds are 'you will be able to keep your doctor' under Medicare For All California senator and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris assured town hall attendees on Tuesday night that the "odds-on favorite" under Medicare For All is that "you will be able to keep your doctor."...
08:52, 05/29/2019

Hawley, Cruz urge Trump to nix judicial nominee who compared Catholic beliefs to KKK views Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz are calling on President Trump to withdraw the nomination of a lawyer for a lifetime federal court appointment, accusing the nominee of opposing religious freedom and expressing anti-Catholic views....
10:52, 06/01/2019

Trump Labor nominee Eugene Scalia fought OSHA ergonomics rules from their beginning Trump labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia fought Occupational Health and Safety Administration ergonomics regulations even before they were official....
08:00, 08/16/2019

Trump nominee for UN ambassador, Kelly Knight Craft, confirmed over Democrats' objections Craft came under fire from Democrats for her views on climate change and her ties to the coal industry. Her husband is the CEO a major U.S. coal company.        ...
16:26, 08/01/2019

Sen. Martha McSally Defends Pentagon Nominee Accused of Sexual Assault: ‘It Just Didn’t Happen’ (WASHINGTON) — The Air Force general nominated to be the nation’s number two military officer strongly denied allegations of sexual misconduct Tuesday, telling a Senate committee that he was falsely accused and did nothing wrong. “N...
21:39, 07/30/2019

U.S. Senate panel approves Trump's nominee Rosen to serve as deputy attorney general The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to approve President Donald Trump's Deputy Attorney General nominee Jeffrey Rosen, an action that now paves the way for Rosen to receive a confirmation vote by the full Senate....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Obama wades into 2020 election, announces ‘unity’ fund to support eventual Dem nominee Former President Barack Obama on Friday waded into the burgeoning presidential race by announcing the formation of a Democratic National Committee “unity” fund that will support the party’s eventual nominee against President Trump in 2020....
19:52, 05/17/2019

Navy chief nominee Vice Adm. Gilday promises transparency in USS Gerald Ford delays Vice Adm. Michael Gilday told a Senate committee he will be transparent about the USS Gerald R. Ford, which had its post-shakedown availability delayed and has weapons elevators that still don't work, among other issues....
01:13, 08/01/2019

See the Moment Joey King Found Out She's an Emmy Nominee for Playing Gypsy Rose Blanchard That's Joey King, Emmy nominee to you. The Act star received her very first Emmy nomination for playing Gypsy Rose Blanchard in the Hulu miniseries about the real life events......
23:26, 07/16/2019

Trump labor nominee Eugene Scalia played key role changing rules on tipping President Trump’s nominee to head the Labor Department, private sector lawyer Eugene Scalia, had a key role in one of the most controversial issues in workplace law in recent years: control over the tips workers receive from customers. Scalia, son of...
06:39, 08/11/2019

Senate panel sets confirmation hearing for Joint Chiefs nominee Mark Milley The Senate armed services committee will hold a confirmation hearing for Gen. Mark Milley to head the Joint Chiefs of Staff in two weeks, the panel announced Friday....
23:00, 06/28/2019

Scaramucci challenges Dems: 'Go beat him at the ballot box,' predicts Trump will 'annihilate' Dem nominee in 2020 Former Trump White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci took off his partisan hat Friday saying the president will "annihilate" the Democratic presidential candidate in 2020 before challenging Democrats to work with their Republican adver...
18:39, 05/04/2019

Defense Secretary nominee Esper grilled over contractor ties in heated confirmation hearing Mark Esper, who took over the role of Acting Secretary of Defense after former Acting Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down in June, faced tense moments in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday during his confirmation process for the...
00:00, 07/17/2019

Democrats question absence of black or Hispanic nominee among Trump’s 41 circuit court judges The Senate was poised to move ahead Monday on the nomination of Daniel Bress to the Ninth Circuit, the president’s 42nd nominee to the powerful appellate branch....
22:39, 07/08/2019

UPDATE 2-Democrat Warren slams Trump's defense nominee, citing ethics concerns Democratic Senator and presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday clashed with Mark Esper, President Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. defense secretary, saying he should be not be confirmed to the post because of ethical concerns related to his ...
22:26, 07/16/2019

Dr. Marc Siegel: 'Medicare-for-all' proposal is 'closer to Medicaid' Fox News contributor Dr. Marc Siegel, professor of medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center, argued Tuesday the "Medicare-for-all" proposal  would be "closer to Medicaid" than Medicare....
22:39, 04/30/2019

'Unsophisticated' investors overreact to Dem calls for 'Medicare for All' — ex-Aetna CEO Health-care stocks are underperforming the market because of investor alarm over political "slogans" from Democrats, says former Aetna CEO Ronald Williams....
16:00, 05/07/2019

Fox News Fool Suggests Medicare for All Would Actually Mean More Mass Shootings On Friday, Fox News contributor Rachel Campos-Duffy linked two top issues of the moment: Medicare for All and mass shootings. Did she do so in a logically and morally consistent way, perhaps by suggesting that single-payer healthcare would dramatical...
21:39, 08/16/2019

Kamala Harris’s claim that Medicare-for-all ‘doesn’t get rid of all insurance’ Harris (D-Calif.) argues there will still be a role for private insurance in a government-run system. But the bill she co-sponsors says it would be very limited....
12:26, 05/14/2019

Bernie says he'll probably raise payroll, income taxes to pay for 'Medicare for All' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., specified Tuesday how he would pay for his Medicare for All" program, which critics have lambasted for its cost and impact on the federal budget....
02:13, 05/29/2019

Helping an honorably discharged veteran navigate Medicare Dear John: I love your column and the manner in which you try to help people. Perhaps you can help me as well. I’m on Social Security Disability for Stage D emphysema and received $1,076 a month up until December 2018. Then the Social Security Admi...
12:13, 06/23/2019

Would Bernie Sanders’s Medicare-for-all save Americans money? The 2020 presidential hopeful is saying that his plan will cut the cost of health care for many Americans. Here are four factors that would affect whether that promise becomes reality....
17:00, 06/03/2019

Bernie Sanders vs. Kamala Harris on taxes for Medicare-for-all Presidential candidate Harris has distanced herself from some of Sanders’s Medicare-for-all plan, saying she objects to what she calls a “middle-class tax hike” embedded in it. But her 2020 rival, Sanders, insists that the middle class will save mone...
11:13, 07/30/2019

Lawmakers hear from Ady Barkan, experts at first-ever Medicare for All hearing The House rules committee on Tuesday began the first-ever hearing on the Medicare for All universal healthcare proposal, and heard from a terminally ill California man who detailed his experience in the existing system....
04:00, 05/01/2019

Planning to travel while on Medicare? Make sure you have coverage at your destination Whether you're covered for medical services while traveling depends partly on where you're going and how you receive your Medicare benefits....
14:52, 07/14/2019

Medicare to cover expensive cancer cell therapies The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on Wednesday said it has finalized a decision to cover expensive cancer cell therapies sold by Gilead Sciences Inc and Novartis AG ....
01:26, 08/08/2019

Medicare's annual health checkup: 5 things you need to know The annual Medicare Trustees Report, at 249 pages, makes for a long read, but here's the lowdown on how Medicare is doing.        ...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Medicare for All faces big data, privacy, technology hurdles, says CBO The Congressional Budget Office highlighted the IT challenges with a single payer healthcare model, but also noted that Taiwan may have a design that would keep costs down....
20:26, 05/02/2019

Bernie Sanders' own state showed 'Medicare for all' won't work Bernie Sanders is offering a lot of government services, including "Medicare for all," which promises to pay for everyone's healthcare. So when he becomes president, will he raise taxes on the middle class? Sanders was offered up this question as a l...
06:39, 06/28/2019

Bernie Sanders and John Delaney Battle Over Medicare for All The exchange captured the battle within the Democratic Party, between the liberal and moderate wings, over how the nominee should change the country’s health care....
02:52, 07/31/2019

Strategies: ‘Medicare for All’ Is Hammering Health Care Stocks. For Now. The popularity of proposals for a government-run, single-payer system among Democratic presidential candidates has hurt health care stocks, despite their strong earnings....
20:13, 04/28/2019

Conservatives must articulate a response to Medicare for All, or socialism wins Most healthcare proposals — including Medicare for All, Medicare at 50, a public insurance option, expanding Obamacare, and allowing the federal government to negotiate prescription drug prices — share one thing in common: a more aggressive governmen...
20:26, 07/01/2019

Nation's largest doctor group rejects 'Medicare for all' The nation's largest doctor group narrowly defeated a measure Tuesday that would have ended their opposition to proposals that would allow the government to fully finance the U.S. healthcare system....
20:00, 06/11/2019

Medicare Moves to Cover Costly Cell Therapies Medicare and Medicaid will cover an expensive new kind of cancer drug and related services, though the federal government insurance programs won’t pay 100% of the costs, which can approach $1 million a patient....
10:39, 08/08/2019

Trump’s nominee to be United Nations ambassador, Kelly Knight Craft, poised for confirmation Kelly Knight Craft's nomination has stirred controversy because of her family's ties to the coal industry and her views on climate change.        ...
08:00, 07/26/2019

Eugene Scalia, Trump's labor nominee, frustrated Obama's agenda with mastery of legal minutiae President Trump’s nomination of Eugene Scalia to lead the Labor Department would put one of the private-sector attorneys most responsible for frustrating the Obama administration’s labor policy agenda in charge of the current administration’s agenda....
12:52, 07/20/2019

'This ought to be criminal': Senators demand answers from Trump's Navy nominee on the $13B aircraft carrier that still isn't ready to deploy The Navy's newest aircraft carrier was delivered two years late and $2.5 billion over budget and still has fundamental flaws preventing it from being deployed. Senators grilled President Trump's nominee for Navy chief at his confirmation hearing to f...
22:52, 07/31/2019

Bernie Sanders says his $40 trillion Medicare-for-all plan would help US save money Sen. Bernie Sanders put a number on his Medicare-for-all plan this week, saying his proposed successor to ObamaCare would likely cost between $30 trillion and $40 trillion over 10 years....
12:13, 07/18/2019

Here's how advisors can help clients avoid common and costly Medicare mistakes Making the wrong Medicare decision can make health care, the biggest expense in retirement, even more costly. Help clients avoid these common oversights before it's too late....
16:13, 06/19/2019

Dream of Retiring Abroad? The Reality: Medicare Doesn’t Travel Well More U.S. retirees are moving away, and they are finding that Medicare doesn’t pay for health care outside the country. The solution: Mixing coverages....
12:13, 07/18/2019

Biden proposes big change to ObamaCare, in bid to save it from 'Medicare-for-all' crowd Joe Biden, in a bid to protect ObamaCare amid calls from his party's left flank to replace it with "Medicare-for-all," announced a plan Monday to add a “public option” to the 2010 health care law....
18:52, 07/15/2019

Supreme Court strikes down Obama-era Medicare policy change The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday a change by the Obama administration about how Medicare reimbursements are made to hospitals should be reversed because the government didn't follow proper procedure....
19:39, 06/03/2019

A genetic-testing scam is targeting seniors and ripping off Medicare Scammers are persuading seniors to hand over cheek swabs with their DNA, not knowing it may lead to identity theft and Medicare fraud.        ...
22:39, 07/27/2019

The Congresswoman Who Wrote the Medicare for All Bill Is Sick of Democrats' Lies If you are a Medicare for All supporter, the recent discourse on the topic might have given you such high blood pressure that you’ve had to turn to our nightmare healthcare industry to fix it....
17:39, 08/02/2019

Budget office warns of longer waits, less access under Medicare for All Act The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday released an analysis that warned a fully government-financed healthcare system could result in "increased wait times and reduced access to care" if there weren't enough providers to meet the increase in pa...
14:52, 05/02/2019

Genetic-testing scam targets seniors and rips off Medicare The 86-year-old woman in rural Utah doesn’t usually answer solicitations from strangers, she said, but the young couple who knocked on her front door seemed so nice. Before long, she had handed over her Medicare and Social Security numbers — and allo...
20:26, 08/01/2019

Axelrod warns Medicare-for-all, immigration proposals unpopular with voters Former President Obama aide David Axelrod Tuesday warned that many of the proposals endorsed by Democratic presidential candidates disregard many polls that show these positions unpopular....
08:52, 07/31/2019

'Medicare-for-all' battle kicks off with tense and emotional House hearing Liberal Democrats’ ambitious plan to transfer Americans to a government-run “Medicare-for-all” system took a step forward Tuesday as the House held an emotional first hearing for the proposal -- and Republicans vigorously pushed back, warning the pro...
22:26, 04/30/2019

Bernie Sanders Fires Back at Joe Biden Over Medicare for All Claims Democratic front-runner Joe Biden has been taking numerous shots this week at the Medicare for All proposals favored by several Democratic candidates, accusing proponents of attempting to dismantle the Affordable Care Act....
01:13, 07/14/2019

Watch Bernie Sanders and John Delaney Battle Over Medicare for All The first debate exchange captured the battle within the Democratic Party over how the presidential nominee should change the country’s health care system....
22:00, 07/31/2019

‘Medicare-for-all’ sponsor says plan would gut 1 million private insurance jobs Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., the lead House sponsor of the sweeping “Medicare-for-all” health care plan, said this week that her proposed program would force about 1 million employees of private health insurance companies out of their jobs. ...
19:13, 05/03/2019

Please Enjoy Bernie Sanders Shutting Jake Tapper Down Over Medicare for All Bernie Sanders came out swinging for Medicare for All and against CNN’s prime dipshit Jake Tapper, attacking him for asking questions that he said were “Republican talking points.”...
06:26, 07/31/2019

Watch John Delaney brutally refute the premise of Medicare for All New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's campaign is a mystery. He seems to have no popular support, at home or in Iowa. He's been an afterthought in the race so far, so it's fitting that he had to angrily elbow his way into tonight's debate by attacking form...
04:13, 06/27/2019

Most Americans don't want Congress to overhaul health care, despite 'Medicare for All' plans Instead, voters would rather see lawmakers focus on a handful of changes, like protecting pre-existing conditions and tackling rising prescription costs and surprise medical bills....
19:39, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Medicare to cover expensive cancer cell therapies The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on Wednesday said it has finalized a decision to cover expensive cancer cell therapies sold by Gilead Sciences Inc and Novartis AG....
03:00, 08/08/2019

Conservative Groups and Big Pharma Join Forces to Fight Medicare for All The conservative movement continues to lose its mind over the prospect of single-payer healthcare, despite most of the Democratic presidential candidates signaling with a big white flag that they are never going to even try to pass it....
00:00, 06/07/2019

Why some CEOs figure ‘Medicare for All’ is good for business "We were going to lose the business," said the CEO of MCS Industries after paying increasingly significant health coverage fees for employees.       ...
00:00, 06/12/2019

CBOE SETS DAILY RECORDS FOR TOTAL VOLUME AND ETF VOLUME; CFE SETS TOTAL DAILY VOLUME RECORD CHICAGO, May 7, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that Thursday, May 6 was its most active trading day ever as a record 10,571,568 contracts changed hands, surpassing the previous daily record of 9,975,464 contracts trad...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Trump Nominee Stephen Moore Fails Miserably at Defending Racist Public Housing Joke About Obama If there’s a redeeming quality for racists, it’s that they’re generally crystal clear on where they stand. Their flawed logic is brazen and upfront. They do a terrible job of concealing their bigotry and xenophobia, so why even try to? They call me ...
13:39, 05/02/2019

Future Iran agreement needs 'permanent prohibition' on nukes and must address ballistic missiles, Trump's Pentagon nominee says President Trump's nominee for defense secretary said a future nuclear agreement with Iran should include a more permanent end to the country's nuclear activities and address its ballistic missile program....
21:52, 07/16/2019

Ady Barkan, activist dying of ALS, gives impassioned testimony at 'historic' Medicare for All hearing Lawyer speaks to House committee through computer that tracks eye movements: ‘My story is tragic but not unique’Ady Barkan has lost his ability to speak, but he has not lost his voice.On Tuesday, the 35-year-old lawyer and activist, who is dying of a...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Sen. Bernie Sanders changes Medicare-for-all plan in face of opposition by organized labor Leaders and members of unions have complained to candidates that a single-payer plan would offer weaker coverage than they have negotiated under the current system....
02:39, 08/22/2019

Bill to improve health savings accounts for Medicare users comes with a big downside While the Health Savings for Seniors Act would allow HSA contributions if you're on Medicare, it also would limit what you can use the withdrawals for....
00:52, 08/02/2019

Kamala Harris' 'Medicare for All' plan is a deceptive attempt to toe the Obamacare line Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris introduced an ambitious healthcare proposal on Monday that would gradually introduce so-called government-funded “Medicare for All” healthcare while allowing private insurers to continue operating....
22:00, 07/29/2019

'Medicare for all' would create a lot of unnecessary work for supporters of guaranteed health coverage Those advocating moving all Americans onto a single government plan under the banner "Medicare for all" are creating a lot more work for themselves if the goal is actually to guarantee all Americans are able to obtain affordable health coverage....
21:00, 06/27/2019

Joe Biden urges building on Obamacare instead of adopting Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare for All' Biden's comments were the latest iteration of his strategy to tie himself closely to the legacy of President Barack Obama, under whom he served as vice president for eight years....
04:52, 06/28/2019

Joe Biden takes indirect shot at Kamala Harris over her support for Medicare for All Former Vice President Joe Biden says he has “pretty profound differences” with some of his top rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination race over the costs and consequences of Medicare for All. Biden, the front-runner right now in the nomina...
21:39, 07/13/2019

Warren dodges over whether she would raise taxes on middle class to fund 'Medicare for all' Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren ducked a question during the second round of debates Tuesday about whether she would raise taxes on the middle class to fund "Medicare for all."...
10:00, 07/31/2019

Obama budget official: 'Medicare for All' is Democrat version of GOP's 'repeal and replace' "Single-payer is the Democratic equivalent of repeal and replace. It'll never be legislated, because the details are too hard," President Barack Obama's former budget chief says....
23:26, 05/21/2019

Medicare-for-all proposal is 'stunning', will end private insurance with feds taking over: GOP Congressman Texas GOP Congressman Michael Burgess says the Medicare-for-all policy proposed by Democrats is “absolutely stunning” and will mean the end of private insurance....
16:26, 04/30/2019

‘Medicare for All’ vs. ‘Public Option’: The 2020 Field Is Split, Our Survey Shows We asked the Democratic presidential candidates how they would improve the health care system. Some want to eliminate private insurance, but many others said that was a step too far....
10:26, 06/23/2019

Kamala Harris unveils 'Medicare for All' plan that won't kill private insurance Sen. Kamala Harris released a health-care plan on Monday that will transition every American into her version of a "Medicare for All" system within 10 years....
17:39, 07/29/2019

2020 Democrat hopeful Rep. Tim Ryan pokes holes into 'Medicare for All' plan Quite a few Democrats vying for their party's 2020 presidential nomination are latching on to Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All plan, but at least one is pumping the brakes and pointing out the policy's flaws....
22:00, 06/30/2019

Bernie Sanders snaps at Kamala Harris over 'Medicare for All' flip-flop Bernie Sanders subtweeted Kamala Harris after the California senator and fellow Democratic White House hopeful told donors she wasn't "comfortable" with her Vermont colleague's "Medicare for All" proposal....
12:00, 08/20/2019

Kamala Harris campaign should either be honest about private insurance or admit she isn't for 'Medicare for all' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., with the help of her campaign, keeps trying to claim she supports "Medicare for all" while obfuscating the reality that it would essentially eliminate private insurance. She needs to stick with one clear position or she'...
03:39, 06/11/2019

Get the Market Out of Healthcare A new Los Angeles Times poll, conducted with the Kaiser Family Foundation, shows how desperately awful health insurance is becoming in this country. The poll revealed that more than four in 10 people with employer-sponsored insurance—you know, the ki...
20:13, 05/02/2019

How 5G is set to revolutionize healthcare 5G – or the fifth generation of international mobile phone standards if you prefer – is largely being touted by telecoms companies as the technology that lets you download films faster than you would ever realistically need to. How...
18:00, 06/27/2019

Hyten’s accuser details creepy encounters with the joint chiefs vice chairman nominee as he moves closer to confirmation HYTEN WINS COMMITTEE APPROVAL: One day after hearing his public testimony denying he sexually assaulted one of his staffers multiple times, the Senate Armed Services Committee voted 20-7 to advance the nomination of Gen. John Hyten to serve as the vi...
10:52, 08/02/2019

Scarborough calls out Dems' 'missed opportunity' in first debate, cautions about embracing 'Medicare-for-all' "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough said it was “a missed opportunity” for Democrats in the first 2020 debate to not go after Joe Biden or President Trump....
15:52, 06/27/2019

Sanders defends ‘Medicare-for-all,’ plans Canada caravan with patients to buy cheaper meds Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Wednesday unapologetically defended his government-run “Medicare-for-all” campaign proposal against critics opposed to wiping out private health insurance, while announcing plans to lead a caravan t...
02:52, 07/18/2019

Warren scolds audience for laughing at story of ALS sufferer in 'Medicare-for-all' debate: 'This isn’t funny’ Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on Tuesday was not happy at the 2020 Democratic debate audience’s reaction to her pulling the debate back to her story of a friend who was suffering from ALS while battling his insurance company -- telling the audience...
05:13, 07/31/2019

Dems to hold first-ever hearing on Medicare for All, as progressives fear 'deliberation theater' farce House Democrats will hold their first-ever hearing on Medicare for All legislation on Tuesday, advancing a sweeping proposal that several prominent 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls have embraced -- even as some progressives caution the hearing m...
02:26, 04/30/2019

Exclusive: White House preparing order that would cut drug prices for Medicare: sources U.S. President Donald Trump is considering a sweeping executive order that would cut prices on virtually all branded prescription drugs sold to Medicare and other government programs, according to two industry sources who had discussions with the Wh...
16:52, 07/25/2019

Bernie Sanders knocks Biden after 'Medicare-for-all' criticism: Sounds 'like Donald Trump' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., continued defending his sweeping "Medicare for all" program on Thursday, this time accusing former Vice President Joe Biden of sounding like his party's arch-nemesis....
23:52, 07/18/2019

2020 Dem John Delaney warns of party's 'intolerance' amid AOC spat over 'Medicare-for-all' Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney is warning that the "Medicare-for-all" bill supported by many of his rivals for the 2020 nomination “is bad policy and bad politics and will help get Donald Trump re-elected.”...
23:13, 06/05/2019

Exclusive: White House preparing order that would cut drug prices for Medicare - sources U.S. President Donald Trump is considering a sweeping executive order that would cut prices on virtually all branded prescription drugs sold to Medicare and other government programs, according to two industry sources who had discussions with the Wh...
03:52, 07/25/2019

We don’t have to socialize medicine to fix healthcare The ridiculously high costs of complexity and bureaucracy, not overpriced pharmaceuticals and not expensive hospital stays, are the main drivers behind the excessive cost of healthcare in America. Although it may sound counterintuitive at first, rati...
08:26, 07/23/2019

Blame FDR for our healthcare disaster Left, Right, and in between, everyone can agree that our employer-provided health insurance industry is failing. Even if the overwhelming majority of Americans wish to keep their private health insurance, the market itself issues perverse incentives ...
01:26, 07/07/2019

Healthcare freedom or free everything? This week, Democrats on the Congressional Ways and Means committee held a hearing on their one-size-fits-all, "Medicare for all" proposal. With this move, they are fully embracing the government takeover of healthcare. The promises of “free” educatio...
06:13, 06/13/2019

The VA is improving because it's using more private healthcare Recently, the battle over the future of veterans healthcare increased in intensity because arguably the two most prominent politicians in the country weighed in on the issue, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and President Trump....
21:26, 06/19/2019

S&P 500 near flat as healthcare in spotlight The S&P 500 was little changed in afternoon trading on Thursday, with healthcare stocks mixed after the Trump administration withdrew a rule that would kill rebates....
22:00, 07/11/2019

Democrats are demagogues on healthcare It’s time to stop letting insurance companies and pharmaceutical companies be punching bags for cheap-shot demagoguery from Democratic presidential candidates....
07:13, 08/01/2019

Hickenlooper scolds 2020 Dems: 'Medicare-for-all,' Green New Deal would 'FedEx' election to Trump Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper warned during Tuesday night's Democratic primary debate that "you might as well FedEx the election to Donald Trump” if the party adopts Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for All" plan, the so-called Green New Deal and o...
05:13, 07/31/2019

'Fantasy World': Biden knocks Harris promise of Medicare for All without middle-class tax hikes Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden said that it would be impossible to pay for 'Medicare for All' without raising taxes on the middle class, taking aim at Kamala Harris' claim that the plan could be paid for with a Wall Street tax....
23:39, 07/24/2019

Former Trump FDA chief Scott Gottlieb warns 'Medicare for All' would hold back medical progress President Trump's former Food and Drug Administration chief waded into the "Medicare for All" debate on Friday, warning that access to life-saving treatments could suffer if the government were to become the only payer of healthcare services....
21:39, 05/10/2019

Bernie Sanders shuts down 2020 opponent's 'Medicare-for-all' criticism with eyebrow-raising retort Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., upped the temperature on the Democratic debate stage on Tuesday as he vehemently defended his plan for reforming health care in the United States....
05:13, 07/31/2019

Social Security error leaves 250K American seniors with unpaid Medicare premiums Hundreds of thousands of seniors in the United States have been informed by the government they're still on the hook for five months of unpaid Medicare premiums due to a "processing error."...
19:39, 06/11/2019

2020 Democrat has speech shut down amid jeers from California liberals for questioning 'Medicare for all' SAN FRANCISCO — John Delaney's address at the California Democratic Convention Sunday was drowned out by jeers after he criticized "Medicare for all."...
23:39, 06/02/2019

Four senior healthcare expenses no one warns you about Prepare for these -- they may be costlier than you think. Dental care, vision care, hearing services, and long-term care can be very expensive.        ...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Voters Are Less Scared of Government Healthcare Than You Think Democratic supporters of the public option, which include Joe Biden but also Amy Klobuchar and Kirsten Gillibrand, fear more than anything the wrath of the imaginary Voter Who Would Die For Their Private Insurer. A new poll from Morning Consult revea...
21:39, 07/17/2019

Okadoc wants to disrupt the healthcare space Finding the right doctor can take some time if you are not familiar with the medical care available in the area. It could also be challenging to get an appointment with a doctor in the UAE despite the country offering hi-tech healthcare industry and ...
11:26, 05/07/2019

The folly of free healthcare for everybody — in the world “Mexican immigration over the border is a good thing,” the late Nobel Prize winning economist Milton Friedman said in a famous 1978 lecture, before stipulating, “but it’s only good so long as it’s illegal.”...
19:52, 07/03/2019

Report says migrant healthcare flawed TUCSON – A new report says hospital and immigration enforcement policies are having a negative impact on migrant healthcare. “It really shows flaws in our system where someone who is doing a great job for our society and has training as a...
08:26, 06/11/2019

An inside look at the NHS's plans to revolutionise healthcare with AI From spotting cancer and triaging patients to rearranging hospital appointments, artificial intelligence has a lot to offer the NHS, says Indra Joshi...
01:52, 08/21/2019

No, transparency will not cause healthcare prices to rise On June 24, former Oklahoma Rep. Ernest Istook, a Republican, challenged the wisdom of an executive order President Trump signed that same day. Without having seen the executive order (the opinion piece was written before the order was published), Is...
07:39, 06/26/2019

Unions Shouldn't Have to Fight for Healthcare From the beginning of last night’s Democratic debate, the many no-name moderates on stage went after Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren over their support for Medicare for All. This was predictable, but one particular line of attack was more d...
23:39, 07/31/2019

Don't be fooled: No 2020 candidate can fix healthcare Presidential candidates have a history of failing to deliver on their healthcare promises. President Trump once promised that all Americans would have insurance, but the uninsured population remains sizable. Before him, President Barack Obama promise...
23:13, 06/26/2019

A quiet healthcare crisis in dentistry Few things are more concerning than kids without access to quality medical care. That’s especially true when the kids in question have special needs. Yet at this very moment, tens of thousands of special-needs kids struggle to find basic dental care....
18:13, 08/05/2019

Undocumented Seniors Deserve Healthcare, Too Put this one under small victories. California will expand Medicaid to undocumented adults between the ages of 19 and 25, making all undocumented adults under 26 eligible for Medicaid—if, like California citizens, they make under $17,236, or a bit mo...
20:39, 06/10/2019

Splitting the Baby: Kamala Harris' 'Medicare for All' Plan Sees a Role for Private Health Insurers A day before the myriad Democrats vying to unseat Donald Trump face off in a second set of debates, presidential hopeful and California Sen. Kamala Harris put forth a plan to gradually move the nation to a “Medicare for all” health insurance system....
15:13, 07/30/2019

Splitting the Baby: Kamala Harris’ ‘Medicare for All’ Plan Sees a Role for Private Health Insurers A day before the myriad Democrats vying to unseat Donald Trump face off in a second set of debates, presidential hopeful and California Sen. Kamala Harris put forth a plan to gradually move the nation to a “Medicare for all” health insurance system....
06:26, 07/30/2019

Harris unveils Medicare-for-all plan that doesn't raise middle class taxes, ahead of debates Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris on Monday unveiled a plan to push the country towards a government-backed Medicare-for-all healthcare system over the next decade. But unlike the proposal of one of her key rivals for the Democrati...
20:00, 07/29/2019

S&P 500 slips as healthcare drags, investors eye G20 summit The S&P 500 edged lower on Monday as losses by healthcare companies overshadowed gains in the technology sector, while investors awaited U.S. President Donald Trump's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit this week....
23:26, 06/24/2019

Joe Biden's healthcare plan would be Obamacare on steroids Joe Biden on Monday outlined a healthcare proposal that, while less disruptive than rival plans to socialize the U.S. health insurance system, would still dramatically increase the price tag of Obamacare and likely erode employer insurance....
02:26, 07/16/2019

France will end healthcare refunds for homeopathic drugs France will end social security reimbursements for homeopathic drugs and the new policy - which has drawn the fire of alternative medicine advocates - will take full effect in 2021, the healthcare minister said on Tuesday....
00:39, 07/10/2019

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-S&P 500 near flat as healthcare in spotlight The S&P 500 was little changed in afternoon trading on Thursday, with healthcare stocks mixed after the Trump administration withdrew a rule that would kill rebates....
00:39, 07/12/2019

UnitedHealth to buy healthcare payments firm Equian for $3.2 bln -WSJ UnitedHealth Group Inc has agreed to buy health-care payments firm Equian LLC from its private-equity owner New Mountain Capital for about $3.2 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
02:26, 06/21/2019

Biden slams Harris for 'have-it-every-which-way' healthcare plan Joe Biden's campaign slammed Sen. Kamala Harris for releasing a "have-it-every-which-way" healthcare plan that both tries to take from Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All Act, while allowing some plans to be administered by private insurers....
22:00, 07/29/2019

'Like any other job': Indian sex workers lobby for pensions and healthcare Five million sex workers vow to vote en bloc in national elections in effort to have rights acknowledgedSex workers across India are lobbying candidates in the country’s general election to support their demands for better health and welfare services...
11:52, 05/16/2019

Brazilian healthcare CIOs plan IoT boost The next two years will see an increase in investment in the technologies, but leaders face digitization and interoperability challenges, according to research....
23:52, 08/05/2019

Identity governance and administration for the healthcare gig economy As the gig economy continues to expand, healthcare organizations face electronic health information privacy and security concerns that can leave them facing HIPAA violation penalties. As the malpractice insurance costs increase, the healthcare i...
13:39, 05/30/2019

No, Joe Biden's healthcare plan won't let you keep your private insurance This week, Joe Biden released his healthcare plan. The proposal aims to "protect and build on Obamacare," most notably by creating a public option, which would allow anyone to buy into a government-sponsored plan....
21:39, 07/19/2019

DHL says it will invest $150 million to expand U.S. healthcare business Deutsche Post DHL Group on Thursday said it will spend $150 million this year to expand its U.S. healthcare distribution network capacity by roughly 40 percent....
17:00, 06/13/2019

NHS offers Singapore advice on healthcare security Having gone through the mayhem of Wannacry, UK healthcare agency National Health Service underscores the importance of investing in and building up cybersecurity defences as well as ensuring the leadership team recognises the importance of security....
04:39, 04/29/2019

Tony-winner Chuck Cooper cheers Tony-nominee daughter, Lilli NEW YORK (AP) — If rising Broadway star Lilli Cooper needs a bit of career advice, she knows where to turn: Her father has been there, seen that and done that. Cooper, who earned her first Tony Award nomination this month in “Tootsie,” is...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Brexit Party MEPs boo EU Commission president nominee Ursula von der Leyen after she says Brexit could be extended Brexit Party MEPS booed a woman nominated to be president of the EU Commission after she said the UK's exit from the bloc could be delayed again beyond October 31....
12:52, 07/16/2019

Senator Who Came Forward as Military Assault Survivor Defends Trump Nominee Accused of Assault Earlier this year, Arizona Sen. Martha McSally shared her story of being sexually assault by a fellow member of the armed forces. On Tuesday, McSally said before the Senate Armed Services Committee that she stands by a top Air Force official accused ...
06:26, 07/31/2019

Europe's likely next president may need far-right votes to win Germany's Ursula von der Leyen is on the verge of succeeding Jean-Claude Juncker to become the European Commission's first female president on Tuesday -- if leaders of the 28 EU member states have their way....
16:39, 07/15/2019

Lithuania votes for new president Dalia Grybauskaite is set to leave the presidential office after two-terms as head of state. Nearly 2.5 million people in the Baltic country are eligible to vote for her replacement....
07:26, 05/12/2019

Labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia faces conflict of interest problem in labor lawyer brother Labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia may be obligated to recuse himself from some agency litigation, ethics experts say, because his younger brother John is a high-profile management-side lawyer involved in cases before the agency....
06:26, 07/25/2019

Immigration, healthcare split Democrats on 2nd night of debates The second group of 10 candidates participating in the second round of the 2020 Democratic presidential debates Wednesday night was split distinctly on healthcare and immigration....
17:13, 08/01/2019

S&P 500 dips as healthcare declines counter tech gains The S&P 500 ended lower on Wednesday as gains in technology stocks were offset by a drop in healthcare shares, and investors parsed mixed messages over prospects for a deal to end a trade war between the United States and China....
02:52, 06/27/2019

Dow breaches 27,000; healthcare in spotlight after Trump's decision on rebate U.S. stocks rose on Thursday on improved bets of an interest rate cut following Fed chief Jerome Powell's dovish remarks, while healthcare stocks were mixed after the Trump administration withdrew a rule that would kill rebates....
20:00, 07/11/2019

Healthcare industry responsible for 10 percent of U.S. carbon emissions The healthcare industry is responsible for 10 percent of carbon emissions in the United States. The industry also emits 9 percent of all harmful non-greenhouse air pollutants in the U.S....
19:52, 08/05/2019

US military families face challenges getting healthcare for kids American families with military health insurance may be more likely to experience difficulties with access to healthcare than civilian families with other types of medical benefits, a U.S. study suggests....
01:00, 08/06/2019

El Rio hosts 15th Annual Healthcare for Homeless Breakfast TUCSON – National Association of Community Health Centers is raising awareness during National Health Center Week. The organization will celebrate America’s Health Center with different community events. In Tucson, the El Rio’s 15th Annual Healthcare...
23:52, 08/07/2019

By all means back healthcare tech, but only once it is shown to work It makes sense to champion high-tech innovations, but UK health minister Matt Hancock would do well to wait until they have been shown to work effectively...
19:13, 04/28/2019

Don't laugh at Democrats on healthcare. Private insurance is a catastrophe It's funny to watch the Democratic presidential candidates on the debate stage Thursday as they tried to out-liberal each other on how to fix healthcare but the issue itself isn't a joke. And that Democrats are debating it is a good thing....
06:39, 06/28/2019

Kamala Harris defends varying healthcare answers: There's a 'their' there Kamala Harris claims she misunderstood the question Thursday when she seemingly re-endorsed the idea of forcing Americans off their private insurance in favor of a government option....
22:39, 06/28/2019

Lawmakers stuck on Obamacare in universal healthcare hearing Obamacare loomed large Wednesday during a House Democratic hearing meant to focus on "Medicare for all" and other forms of universal health coverage....
06:13, 06/13/2019

How the Healthcare System Fails People Who Don't Speak English When Samia Ali worked as a medical scribe in Rhode Island—assisting doctors by writing down what happened during patient visits—she saw everything there is to see about the intimacies of a patient-physician relationship....
18:52, 05/21/2019

California becomes first state to extend healthcare to illegal immigrants Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a state budget bill into law Tuesday that extends healthcare coverage to young illegal immigrants through Medicaid, making the state the first in the U.S. to do so....
00:52, 07/11/2019

Democrats clash on healthcare in feisty first U.S. presidential debate Democratic presidential contenders battled over healthcare coverage during a surprisingly heated first debate on Wednesday, laying bare the party's divisions on whether to abolish private insurance and shift to a Medicare-for-All system....
05:52, 06/27/2019

Democrats reveal divisions on healthcare during first presidential debate Democratic presidential contenders battled over healthcare coverage during their first debate on Wednesday, reflecting the party's divisions on whether to abolish private insurance and shift to a Medicare-for-All system....
04:26, 06/27/2019

Cardiologist Eric Topol: 'AI can restore the care in healthcare' The doctor, geneticist and author talks about his new book on the future of our relationship with medicineEric Topol is an American cardiologist and geneticist – among his many roles he is founder and director of the Scripps Research Translational In...
14:13, 07/07/2019

UPDATE 1-France will end healthcare refunds for homeopathic drugs France will end social security reimbursements for homeopathic drugs and the new policy - which has drawn the fire of alternative medicine advocates - will take full effect in 2021, the healthcare minister said on Tuesday....
23:52, 07/09/2019

'That's the end of that race!' - Trump knocks Democrats over healthcare for immigrants U.S. President Donald Trump knocked 10 Democratic presidential hopefuls on Thursday for pledging to cover healthcare for immigrants who live in the United States after coming to the country illegally....
05:13, 06/28/2019

Chip Roy finds a promising angle on healthcare reform Just half a year into his congressional tenure, Chip Roy is taking the oft-abandoned helm of the Republican Party's lead on healthcare reform. For nearly a decade, Republicans have promised to repeal and replace the Affordable Healthcare Act, and for...
02:00, 07/02/2019

When survival is a popularity contest: the heartbreak of crowdfunding healthcare A growing number of Britons are turning to online fundraising for essential treatment in a desperate, ‘Dickensian’ attempt to get around NHS shortfalls. But does it work?Heather Bellamy’s March appointment at the Queen Elizabeth hospital in King’s Ly...
13:52, 05/20/2019

Dow tops 27,000 as Trump's decision on rebate boosts healthcare The Dow Industrials crossed 27,000 points for the first time and the S&P 500 was near record highs on Thursday, lifted by technology and healthcare stocks and raised bets of an interest rate cut following Fed chief Jerome Powell's dovish remarks....
17:39, 07/11/2019

Kamala Harris to Biden: ‘You’re simply inaccurate’ on healthcare In the first round of questions about healthcare during the second night of the Democratic debates in Detroit, Sen. Kamala Harris sharply corrected front-runner Joe Biden when he challenged her proposed healthcare plan....
07:13, 08/01/2019

The UK's 'right' to healthcare doesn't stop a racial gap in maternal deaths The birth of a new royal baby is all the buzz: Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex welcomed a son this week who will now be seventh in line for the British throne. The story has once again piqued interest in maternal mortality rates, which hav...
14:13, 05/09/2019

Top 5 Healthcare Startups & Digital Health Tech Disruptors Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is facing disruption due to accelerating technological innovation and growing demand for improved delivery of healthcare and lower costs. Tech startups are leading the way by seizing opportunities...
00:52, 06/22/2019

‘Catastrophic’ healthcare costs put mothers and newborns at risk Pregnant women are putting their lives and their babies at risk because of “catastrophic” and prohibitive healthcare costs before, during and after childbirth, UNICEF said on Monday....
19:13, 06/03/2019

Trump to order hospitals to be transparent about healthcare costs President Donald Trump will sign an executive order aimed at requiring hospitals to be more transparent about prices before charging patients for healthcare services, Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar said on Monday....
16:39, 06/24/2019

Use-case selection will make or break your AI strategy in healthcare Implementing AI is a journey. Early success starts with the right use case selection and will set the stage for driving adoption and enable expansion that allows your organization to scale and extract incremental value from this investment....
20:39, 05/27/2019

Healthcare is an attractive target for disruptive or destructive cyberattacks Financially motivated threat activity continues to pose a high-frequency and high-impact threat to healthcare organisations globally as cybercriminals seek to monetise personally identifiable information, protected health information and give access ...
15:00, 08/21/2019

Biden won't promise Americans they'll keep their doctor under his healthcare plan LAS VEGAS — Joe Biden struggled to answer whether he could promise the American people that they could keep their doctors under his healthcare proposal....
05:26, 07/21/2019

UPDATE 1-UnitedHealth to buy healthcare payments firm Equian for $3.2 bln -WSJ UnitedHealth Group Inc has agreed to buy healthcare payments firm Equian LLC from its private-equity owner New Mountain Capital for about $3.2 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
02:26, 06/21/2019

Kamala Harris' deeply unserious healthcare plan Sen. Kamala Harris on Monday unveiled her own healthcare plan intended to free her up from being attached to the Sen. Bernie Sanders plan she has endorsed. But the new plan would still eliminate people's current private insurance plans that cover abo...
22:00, 07/29/2019

Venezuela healthcare collapse: Four children die in same hospital this month Under a wooden arch decorated with white balloons in a small house in Caracas' largest slum, the body of 11-year-old Erick Altuve lay in a small coffin covered in cuddly toys and cartoon drawings, one of four children who have died this month in Vene...
20:39, 05/31/2019

Single-payer healthcare is a bust for baby boomers Like the United States, Canada is aging rapidly. By 2021, my native land will have more seniors than children under 14 for the first time in its history. It's no wonder nearly 9 in 10 Canadians are worried about the growing number of seniors who will...
19:26, 06/10/2019

Taiwan votes to legalize same-sex marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades. (May 17)        ...
12:13, 05/17/2019