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2020 prospect Michael Bennet says his alternative to eliminating private health insurance 'helps finish the work of Obamacare'

Democrats should tread carefully when talking about a “Medicare for all” framework that eliminates the role of private insurers, according to one potential 2020 candidate. “Remember when President Obama said, ‘If you like your insurance, you can keep your insurance,’” Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., said Sunday during an interview on NBC’s “Meet to Press.” “And… Read More »

Amid Medicare For All Talk, Insurance Industry Poll Says 66% Support 'Existing' System

Senator Kamala Harris, a Democrat from California, reacts while speaking during an event to launch presidential campaign in Oakland, California, U.S., on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019.  Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg© 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP A new health insurance industry-backed poll shows two in three Americans “support the existing health care system” over a government-run healthcare… Read More »

Kamala Harris calls for elimination of private health insurance

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., offered a full-throated endorsement of a “Medicare for all” healthcare plan and called for the elimination of all private health insurance in the U.S. “We need to have Medicare for all,” Harris, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender, said in response to a question on whether she would cut private insurers out… Read More »