Single Payer News: December 16, 2018 – December 22, 2018

DECEMBER 22

Democrats in New York Are Ready to Deploy Their Newfound Power
The Atlantic
News
Dec. 22, 2018

The RS Politics 2020 Democratic Primary Leaderboard
Rolling Stone
News
Dec. 22, 2018

Here’s What Would Happen If the Government Shuts Down
TIME
News
Dec. 22, 2018

The Potentially Giant Field Of 2020 Presidential Candidates Has Democrats Scrambling To Define Their Brands
BuzzFeed
News
Dec. 22, 2018

Underwood finishes up, Glen steps down and the weed bandwagon rolls on
City & State
News
Dec. 22, 2018

Brindisi: Raise the cap on Social Security tax to save it
Rome Sentinel
News
Dec. 22, 2018

DECEMBER 21

California nurses union sees opening for single-payer after Texas ruling
Politico
News
Dec. 21, 2018

8 House Republicans Join All Dems in Voting Against Wall Funding After Trump Urges ‘Steel Slats’
CNS News
News
Dec. 21, 2018

The 8 House Republicans who voted against Trump’s border wall
The Hill
News
Dec. 21, 2018

2019 is going to be a tough year for Nancy Pelosi
The Hill
Opinion (Ned Ryun)
Dec. 21, 2018
NOTE: Ryun is a former presidential writer for President George W. Bush and founder & CEO of American Majority, which trains conservative political candidates and activists.

DECEMBER 20

5 Ways Nixing The Affordable Care Act Could Upend The Entire U.S. Health System
NPR
News
Dec. 20, 2018

Elizabeth Warren’s ambitious new bill to lower generic drug prices, explained
Vox
News
Dec. 20, 2018

The Healthcare Revolution: More Choices, Not More Taxes
Sunshine State News
Opinion (Marilyn Singleton)
Dec. 20, 2018
NOTE: Dr. Singleton is a board-certified anesthesiologist. She is President of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS).

Congressman-Elect Anthony Brindisi Takes Questions On AARP Call
WAMC
News
Dec. 20, 2018

5 ways overturning Obamacare could dismantle the American health care system
ABC
News
Dec. 20, 2018

Democrats can fix the Affordable Care Act
Boston Globe
Opinion (Jon Kingsdale)
Dec. 20, 2018
NOTE: He is senior strategy adviser at Wakely Consulting, associate professor of the practice at Boston University School of Public Health, and was founding executive director of the Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority.

Single-Payer Monetary Policy
Forbes
Opinion (Brian Domitrovic)
Dec. 20, 2018
NOTE: He is author, with Larry Kudlow, of JFK and the Reagan Revolution: A Secret History of American Prosperity (Portfolio, 2016).

Lower Your Already Low Expectations for Congress in 2019
VICE
News
Dec. 20, 2018

The Left Victories That Defined 2018—And Give Us Hope for the New Year
In These Times
News
Dec. 20, 2018

Eastman to challenge again Bacon in Nebraska’s 2nd District
AP
News
Dec. 20, 2018

DECEMBER 19

Here’s What Happened to the Last Green New Deal
Politico
News
Dec. 19, 2018

Budget group says single-payer isn’t feasible
Crain’s Health Pulse
News
Dec. 19, 2018

Sacre Bleu state — a warning to progressive politicians in California
San Francisco Chronicle
Opinion (Grady Means)
Dec. 19, 2018
NOTE: He is a writer and former corporate strategy consultant who served in the White House as an assistant to Vice President Nelson Rockefeller.

Now is the time for Pelosi to embrace Medicare for all
San Francisco Examiner
Opinion (Brandon Harami)
Dec. 19, 2018
NOTE: Brandon Harami is an elected delegate to the California Democratic Party representing San Francisco’s west side.

Cuomo Says He Has 3 Goals For Health Care
State of Politics
Blog
Dec. 19, 2019

‘Not big on labels’: Beto O’Rourke blasted as not liberal enough by progressive Democrats
AP
News
Dec. 19, 2018

Women Who Love Trump
WSJ
Column (Daniel Henninger)
Dec. 19, 2018

Congress’s Worst Nightmare: Obamacare May Be Unconstitutional
Forbes
Column (John Goodman)
Dec. 19, 2018

Government drug price controls will wind up harming Medicare patients
The Hill
Opinion (Linda Gorman)
Dec. 19, 2018
NOTE: Linda Gorman is director of the Health Care Policy Center at the Independence Institute, a free market think tank based in Colorado.

Obamacare court ruling promises headaches for GOP, years of familiar health care fights
NBC
News
Dec.19, 2018

These are the best and worst leaders of 2018
Fast Company
News
Dec. 19, 2018

May you be healthy and covered in 2019
Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Column (Froma Harrop)
Dec. 19, 2018

Cuomo vows to make legal pot high priority in 2019
Niagara Gazette
News
Dec. 19, 2018

‘If We Pass Medicare for All, I’m Going to Be Silent as a Lamb’
The Atlantic
Column (Russell Berman)
Dec. 19, 2018

Progressives To March On Nancy Pelosi’s Office Demanding Key Committee Post For Ocasio-Cortez
Huffington Post
News
Dec. 19, 2018

DECEMBER 18

What Cuomo is avoiding
City & State
News
Dec. 18, 2018

Labor looks to Albany to protect workers
City & State
News
Dec. 18, 2018

Different kind of Blue Dog Coalition intent on being a force in House
Washington Post
News
Dec. 18, 2018

Bernie tops progressive straw poll
Politico
News
Dec. 18, 2018

ObamaCare and how we got here again: Kennedy
Fox Business
Opinion (Lisa Kennedy Montgomery)
Dec. 18, 2018
NOTE: Montgomery is a contributor for Fox and primetime host of Kennedy.

Democratic House will address most important civil rights issue in half century
USA Today
Opinion (Lawrence Lessig)
Dec. 18, 2018
NOTE: Lessig is Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership at Harvard Law School, and founder of EqualCitizens.US and author of “America Compromised.”

As she wraps up life as senator, McCaskill forecasts deadlock over health care, border wall
St. Louis Public Radio
News
Dec. 18, 2018

Will Cuomo stand his ground against the progressive agenda?
NY Post
Column (E.J. McMahon)
Dec.18, 2018

Bernie Sanders advisor meets with potential campaign staff in South Carolina as the senator considers a 2020 run for president
CNBC
News
Dec. 18, 2018

A New Survey Finds Kamala Harris Has Big Support For A Presidential Run From Top Democratic Women Of Color
BuzzFeed
News
Dec. 18, 2018

Elizabeth Warren is trying to break up Big Pharma “cartels” by letting the government make generic drugs
VICE
News
Dec. 18, 2018

Even the right dislikes the new Obamacare ruling. Ideology isn’t everything.
Washington Post
Opinion (Daniel Hemel
Dec. 18, 2018
NOTE: Hemel is an assistant professor of law at the University of Chicago.

Why not a single-payer health care system for USA?
The Advance Local
Column (Mike Oliver)
Dec. 18, 2018

Bernie Sanders top choice of progressives in 2020
Washington Examiner
News
Dec. 18, 2018

The Trailer: Putting the 2020 Democrats into tiers
Washington Post
News
Dec. 18, 2018

The political war for your right to health care
Chicago Sun Times
Column (Phil Kadner)
Dec. 18, 2018

Judges ruling on ACA an opportunity to rethink our health care system from the bottom up
Houston Chronicle
Column (Chris Tomlinson)
Dec. 18, 2018

Why Are These Labor Unions Opposing Medicare for All?
In These Times
News
Dec. 18, 2018

DECEMBER 17

Hospitals, Rivera condemn ACA ruling
Crain’s Health Pulse
News
Dec. 17, 2018

Rivera: ACA Ruling Highlights Need For NY Health Act
State of Politics
Blog
Dec. 17, 2018

Sen. Little prepares for new session
Adirondack Daily Enterprise
News
Dec. 17, 2018

The most popular fact checks of 2018
Washington Post
News
Dec. 17, 2018

Agenda 2019: City & State Budgets on Mostly Solid Ground, with Major Questions Looming
Gotham Gazette
News
Dec. 17, 2018

Next left: Corbyn, Sanders and the return of socialism
The Guardian
Column (Ben Tarnoff)
Dec. 17, 2018

The 3 decisions that will shape Medicare-for-all
Vox
News
Dec. 17, 2018

Conservatives, don’t rely on judges to fix healthcare
Washington Examiner
Column (Tiana Lowe)
Dec. 17, 2018

Cuomo to Push Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in New York by Early 2019
NYT
News
Dec. 17, 2018

Single Payer’s Misleading Statistics
WSJ
Opinion (Scott W. Atlas)
Dec. 17, 2018
NOTE: Dr. Atlas is a senior fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution and author of “Restoring Quality Health Care: A Six Point Plan for Comprehensive Reform.”

Cuomo Backs Marijuana Legalization In New Session
State of Politics
Blog
Dec. 17, 2018

Cuomo Announces Details on His 2019 Agenda
Spectrum
News
Dec. 17, 2018

May you be healthy and covered in 2019
Newsday
Opinion (Froma Harrop)
Dec. 17, 2018
NOTE: Harrop is a writer and author, writing opinions for CNN and as a national columnist with Creators Syndicate.

Health care threatened
Times Union
Editorial
Dec. 17, 2018

Cuomo lays out priorities for taxes, health care and infrastructure in 2019
Albany Biz Review
News
Dec. 17, 2018

Andrew Cuomo releases next year’s progressive agenda early
Watertown Daily Times
News
Dec. 17, 2018

Cuomo gives State of the State preview
WIVT Binghamton TV
News
Dec. 17, 2018

Vital issues for North Shore voters: immigration, health care & Trump
Nexstar TV
News
Dec. 17, 2018

Cuomo’s Wish List For 2019: Legal Weed, Ending Cash Bail, Banning Corporate Contributions
Gothamist
News
Dec. 17, 2018

Hospitals, state senator condemn ACA ruling
Crain’s New York
News
Dec. 17, 2018

The price of losing the ACA
The Empire Center
Blog
Dec. 17, 2018

Republicans still can’t decide how to go about destroying the American health care system
Washington Post
Column (Paul Waldman)
Dec. 17, 2018

The New Progressive Caucus Is Ready to Hold Feet to the Fire
Rolling Stone
News
Dec. 17, 2018

Since lawmakers now agree on protecting people with preexisting conditions, here’s how you do it
LA Times
Column (David Lazarus)
Dec. 17, 2018

ObamaCare ruling in Texas should have Republicans running scared, not rejoicing
Fox
Opinion (Jessica Tarlov)
Dec. 17, 2018
NOTE: Tarlov is a contributor and analyst for FOX News

Liberal groups launch effort to get progressives on key House committees
The Hill
News
Dec. 17, 2018

Congressman-Elect Bryan Steil Outlines His Priorities For 116th Congress
Wisconsin Public Radio
News
Dec. 17, 2018

DECEMBER 16

Trump Officials Say Drug Prices Are Inflated. So Are Some of Their Claims on a Solution.
NYT
Column (Robert Pear)
Dec. 16, 2018

2018 Newsmaker: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Crain’s
News
Dec. 16, 2018

Schumer: Trump’s ‘temper tantrum’ over wall funding is leading to shutdown
NBC Meet the Press
News
Dec. 16, 2018

Democrats eyeing 2020 presidential bids test simple pitch: Have some money.
NBC
News
Dec. 16, 2018

Pig-headed Republicans are pushing America toward government-run national health care
USA Today
Opinion (Will Marshall)
Dec. 16, 2018
NOTE: Will Marshall is president of the Progressive Policy Institute.

Sen. Blunt Says ‘No Way’ Medicare For All Will Pass Congress
Newsmax
News
Dec. 16, 2018

Transcript: Sen. John Barrasso on “Face the Nation,” DECEMBER 16, 2018
CBS
News
Dec. 16, 2018

Transcript: Sen. Amy Klobuchar on “Face the Nation,” DECEMBER 16, 2018
CBS
News
Dec. 16, 2018

Are Republicans Crazy Enough to Kill Obamacare Like This?
Daily Beast
News
Dec. 16, 2018

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