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Kamala Harris Backs Single-Payer, ‘Medicare for All’

Rising Democratic star and 2020 presidential prospect Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) announced Wednesday that she intends to co-sponsor a bill by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to create a single-payer, “Medicare for All” health care system.

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill on March 28, 2017 in Washington, D.C. The news conference, which worked with the National Council of La Raza, discussed whose parents had been deported (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

2018: Republicans Target Democrats Who Support Single-Payer Health Care

On Thursday, the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) launched a 58-second digital ad targeting Democratic congressional candidates Bryan Caforio and Josh Harder in the California’s 25th and 10th Districts over their party’s support for a single-payer, government-run healthcare system.

Single-Payer Health Care protester (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

WaPo Admits Single-Payer Health Care Would be ‘Astonishingly’ Expensive

The Washington Post dealt a blow to a liberal pipe dream Sunday when the outlet’s editorial board highlighted the problems with single-payer health care — arguing that it would be “astonishingly” expensive unless doctors are paid less and Americans are prepared to “accept different standards of access and comfort.”

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California’s Gavin Newsom: Impeach Trump!

California’s Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, the leading candidate to replace Governor Jerry Brown after the 2018 elections, has declared that he wants Congress to impeach President Donald Trump.

Gavin Newsom (Kyle Grillot / AFP / Getty)

Dems Push Pelosi for Single-Payer Health Care After AHCA Fails

Democrats and “progressives” who gathered at a town hall in the San Francisco district of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Friday pressed her to revive the “single-payer” option for national health care — i.e. a government-run system.

Pelosi health care surprise (Andrew Harnik / Associated Press)

Jerry Brown Rejects Universal Health Care for California

California Governor Jerry Brown blasted President Donald Trump and House Republicans on Wednesday for their proposal to repeal and replace Obamacare. But he also rejected the idea of California providing a single-payer, universal health care system on its own.

Jerry Brown Obamacare protest (Susan Walsh / Associated Press)

Newsom Gambles CA Gov. Race on ‘Single-Payer’ System

Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom is gambling his political future and the California governor’s race on a universal, single-payer health care proposal modeled after the one he brought to the city of San Francisco.

Gavin Newsom (Nick Ut / Associated Press)