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New Polls Confirm Why Elizabeth Warren Dodges the Middle Class Tax Hike Question

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/25/2019 at 12:00pm
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For months, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has tap-danced around the issue of whether or not her Medicare for All plan would raise taxes on the middle class. She’s sidestepped the question when asked about it at debates and she’s refused to directly address the issue when asked about it during...

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Now Bernie Sanders Wants to Cancel America’s Medical Care Debt

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 10:00am 9/22/2019 at 10:00am
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Bernie Sanders is upping the ante on free stuff. In addition to his plan to cancel all student loan debt, he now wants to cancel all medical related debt for everyone. What will be next?

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Colbert Advises Warren on Explaining ‘Medicare for All’ Middle Class Tax She Avoids Addressing When Asked

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 5:00pm 9/19/2019 at 5:00pm
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Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren’s respective presidential campaign platforms center around the idea of Medicare for All. Sanders has admitted that his plan would raise taxes on middle-class Americans. Warren has not volunteered that information or consistently dodges the question when asked.

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Iowa Nursing Home Resident Confronts Kamala Harris: “Leave Our Healthcare Alone”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 3:00pm 8/13/2019 at 3:00pm
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A 91 year old nursing home resident named Roberta Jewell questioned 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) during a visit in Iowa yesterday. Ms. Jewell may be old, but she’s pretty sharp, and is clearly following the issues.

She urged Harris not to mess with healthcare.

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David Axelrod: ‘Large Numbers of People Oppose Medicare for All if it Replaces Private Insurance’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 3:00pm 7/31/2019 at 3:00pm
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Health care took center stage at the Democratic debate on Tuesday night. The loudest voices, mainly Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, yelled for Medicare for All while demonizing private insurance companies.

A few of the other candidates attempted to remind them that private insurance has satisfied many people. Warren and Sanders...

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Kamala Harris Unveils Health Care Plan: Medicare for All With Private Insurance Companies

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 29, 2019 at 1:00pm 7/29/2019 at 1:00pm

2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (CA) unveiled a health care plan just days before the second Democratic primary debate.

Harris outlined her plan on the Medium platform. Her idea involves Medicare for All, but also keep private insurance companies.

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Bernie Sanders Says Medicare for All Would Cost Jaw-Dropping $40 Trillion Dollars

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 9:00am 7/17/2019 at 9:00am
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Bernie Sanders was interviewed by the Washington Post on Tuesday and when asked what the price of his Medicare-for-all plan would be, he casually answered that it would be 30 to 40 trillion over ten years.

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Kamala Harris Backtracks on Abolishing Private Health Insurance

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/29/2019 at 12:00pm
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During the second Democrat debate on Thursday night, the candidates were asked to raise their hand if their plan for healthcare would eliminate private health insurance in favor of a government-run option. Harris raised her hand.

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Authorities evaluating if methanol poisoning is cause of seven American deaths in Dominican Republic

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 2:00pm 6/15/2019 at 2:00pm
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Over the past year, seven American tourists have mysteriously died while vacationing in the Dominican Republic, and federal authorities are now weighing the possibility that poisoned alcohol may be the cause.

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California Moves Forward on Plans Offering Free Healthcare for Illegal Immigrants Under 26

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 9:00am 6/11/2019 at 9:00am
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I noted that on his inauguration day, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced a dramatic Medi-Cal expansion to cover young illegal immigrant adults.

His dreams may become the California taxpayer’s nightmare thanks to the state legislature.

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New pharmacy rules for opioid antidote results in fewer overdose deaths

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 2:00pm 5/12/2019 at 2:00pm
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As President Donald Trump continues his trade negotiations with China, U.S. security experts are skeptical about a key part of the new deal: whether Beijing is willing or able to keep its promises related to stemming the flow of opioids into the United States.

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Seattle school children potentially exposed to HIV and other diseases from unsterile dental tools

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 5, 2019 at 7:00am 4/5/2019 at 7:00am
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The last time we visited Washington state in these posts, there was a significant outbreak of measles in the county adjacent to the blue wonderland of Portland, Oregon.

Now, public health officials have warned that more than 1,000 students have a potential risk for HIV and hepatitis B and C after they...

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U.S. infectious diseases surge as public health controls disappear

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 3:00pm 3/24/2019 at 3:00pm
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It was with some astonishment I read the latest Scientific American piece, “Medieval” Diseases Flare as Unsanitary Living Conditions Proliferate“, which reviews the government’s response to the recent outbreaks of typhus, hepatitis A, and measles.

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BREAKING: Democrat Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Hates Circumcision

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 3:00pm 3/19/2019 at 3:00pm
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You may not have heard of Democrat presidential candidate Andrew Yang, a New York entrepreneur, but he catapulted into the limelight by taking an unprovoked and out-of-left-field position: He is against circumcision.

The Daily Beast noticed his tweet on it and decided to interview about it. Yang would push his view into...

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Spike in cases of Southern California children with Kawasaki Disease worries public health experts

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 9:00am 2/20/2019 at 9:00am
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Public health officials are reporting that Southern California is seeing a a spike in the number of cases of a wind-borne disease that inflames blood vessels...

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Mumps outbreak reported at Houston ICE detention facility

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 9:00am 2/13/2019 at 9:00am
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The Houston Health Department confirmed seven mumps cases at the city’s U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility.

Officials said that all seven people were adults who were detained during the time they became sick.

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Los Angeles officials plan to rip out City Hall carpets to combat typhus outbreak

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 8, 2019 at 1:00pm 2/8/2019 at 1:00pm
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We have been covering the spread of the flea-borne illness typhus through Pasadena and Los Angeles, which is the result of rat infestations that have followed in the wake of the homeless crisis.

Los Angeles city employees are now acting to combat the rodent problem in City Hall, after one of the...

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