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Biden echoes Obama to distinguish his healthcare plan from Bernie

Former Vice President Joe Biden contrasted his healthcare plan to fellow presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders and said people would be allowed to keep their private insurers, evoking a promise once made by President Barack Obama regarding Obamacare. After releasing a healthcare plan that builds off Obamacare, Biden pushed to clarify to reporters Thursday that his… Read More »

Blame FDR for our healthcare disaster

Left, Right, and in between, everyone can agree that our employer-provided health insurance industry is failing. Even if the overwhelming majority of Americans wish to keep their private health insurance, the market itself issues perverse incentives and leaves millions of Americans in the dust. Republicans rightly blame Obamacare for the consolidation of the health insurance… Read More »

Trump administration breaks campaign promise, purges 200,000 VA healthcare applications

“The current state of the Department of Veterans Affairs is absolutely unacceptable,” presidential candidate Donald Trump said when speaking at a rally on Oct. 31, 2015, in front of the retired battleship USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, Va. “Over 300,000 — and this is hard to believe, and it’s actually much more than that now —… Read More »