Pramila Jayapal

Fact Check: Susan Sarandon Spreads Fake News About Medicare for All

Actress and leftist activist Susan Sarandon claimed Wednesday that Medicare for All will eliminate networks, premiums, and deductibles; however, she neglected to mention that Medicare for All will lead to worse care for patients, longer waiting lines, and much higher taxes for working Americans.

Actress Susan Sarandon attends the premiere of the movie "The Private Life of a modern Woman" presented out of competition at the 74th Venice Film Festival on September 3, 2017 at Venice Lido. / AFP PHOTO / Filippo MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Half of House Democrats Back Medicare for All

Rep. Salud Carbajal (D-CA) became Friday the 115th sponsor for Rep. Pramila Jayapal’s (D-WA) Medicare for All, meaning that nearly half of the House Democrat caucus backs the single-payer healthcare legislation.

In the US, dreams of a 'Big Bang' for health insurance