U.S. House Democrats introduce sweeping ‘Medicare for All’ bill

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled an ambitious proposal on Tuesday to move all Americans into the government’s Medicare health insurance program, tapping into public frustration over the rising cost of healthcare that has become a key issue for the party as it seeks to gain control of Congress and the White House in 2020.

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Democrats divided over presidential contenders’ push for eliminating private insurance

The emerging 2020 presidential campaign has deepened the Democratic party’s divide over how the government should cover all Americans, further exposing the differences between those who want a total overhaul of the health care system and those who prefer a more incremental approach to fix it.

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Texas Judge Rules Affordable Care Act Unconstitutional, But Supporters Vow To Appeal

A federal district court judge in Texas has threatened the future of the Affordable Care Act.

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Health care remains top issue in Florida as voters go to the polls

One week before the midterm elections, the CBS News Battleground Tracker shows Democrats have the advantage as they try to take control of the House for the first time since 2010. It will be harder for them to take back the Senate.

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Democratic candidates focus on health care as midterms near

In a windowless conference room, Republican Senate candidate Martha McSally was asking executives at a small crane manufacturing company how the GOP tax cut has helped their business when one woman said: “I want to ask you a question about health care.”

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Bernie Sanders’ Newest Social Security Bill Calls for Sweeping Changes

To say that Social Security has issues would be a bit of an understatement.

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