Single Payer News: January 27, 2019 – February 2, 2019

FEBRUARY 2

Medicare for All Emerges as Early Policy Test for 2020 Democrats
NYT
News
Feb. 2, 2019

Under Medicare for all, government may micromanage your pizza order
TU
Opinion (Sally C. Pipes)
Feb. 2, 2019

FEBRUARY 1

Cory Booker Makes It Official: He’s Running for President in 2020
NPR
News
Feb. 1, 2019

Insurance Industry Poll Says 66% Support ‘Existing’ Healthcare System
Forbes
Column (Bruce Japsen)
Feb. 1, 2019

Howard Schultz Is Right About Medicare for All
WSJ
Column (Holman W. Jenkins, Jr.)
Feb. 1, 2019

Cory Booker on the Issues: Where He Stands
NYT
News
Feb. 1, 2019

Howard Schultz’s soft-spoken libertarianism will lead him nowhere
Washington Post
Column (Elizabeth Bruenig)
Feb. 1, 2019

Some Democrats That Ran on Medicare for All Are Backing Away from It Now
NY Magazine
News
Feb. 1, 2019

Rise up, New York Republicans: Democrats have already gone too far and are about to go further still
NYDN
Opinion (Kieran Michael Lalor)
Feb. 1, 2019
NOTE: Lalor represents Dutchess County in the New York State Assembly.

JANUARY 31

Harris dives into ‘Medicare for All’ minefield
Politico
News
Jan. 31, 2019

Sanders Unveils Estate Tax Plan, Joining Democrats Who Want to Tax the Rich
New York Times
News
Jan. 31, 2019

2020 hopeful Pete Buttigieg touts “more experience in government” than Trump
CBS News
News
Jan. 31, 2019

The quiet, steady rise of employer health coverage
Axios
Opinion (Drew Altman)
Jan. 31, 2019
NOTE: Altman is President and CEO of the Kaiser Family Foundation

Immigration debate drowns out Dem’s congressional agenda
NBC News/‘Meet the Press’ First Read
News
Jan. 31, 2019

Medicare for all is not going to happen
Yahoo Finance
Column (Rick Newman)
Jan. 31, 2019

The Coming Democratic Drama Over Medicare for All
The Atlantic
News
Jan. 31, 2019

National economic outlook good, state outlook bad
Post Star
News
Jan. 31, 2019

You can’t have it all – even with Medicare-for-all
Washington Post
Editorial Board
Jan. 31, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Also Got Asked About Banning Private Health Insurance. She Dodged the Question.
Slate
News
Jan. 31, 2019

Why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez deserves our gratitude
Newsday
Opinion (Jay Ambrose)
Jan. 31, 2019

The Reason America Cannot Afford Medicare For All: We Have Run Out Of Other People’s Money
Forbes
Column (Chris Conover)
Jan. 31, 2019

‘Medicare for All’ will fail Democrats
The Hill
Opinion (Stephen Moore)
Jan. 31, 2019

2 New York health information exchanges announce merger
Politico
News
Jan. 31, 2019

EUHC4CA Poll: 61% of Californians support tax increases for Single Payer
NOTE: EUHC4CA stands for Enact Universal Healthcare for California…

JANUARY 30

Which new Democratic laws will make the biggest difference in Albany?
City & State
“Ask the Experts”
Jan. 30, 2019

What single-payer advocates want to hear from 2020 Democratic primary contenders
ThinkProgress
News
Jan. 30, 2019

The Medicare-for-All trap
New York Times
Opinion
Jan. 30, 2019

Rumpled Ohio Liberal Sherrod Brown Ponders Place in 2020 Democratic Race
New York Times
News
Jan. 30, 2019

Poll: Kamala Harris gaining among Democratic voters
Politico
News
Jan. 30, 2019

We Answer The Question: What is Medicare for All?
NPR
News
Jan. 30, 2019

Kamala Harris says she wants to pass a single-payer bill. Is she serious about it?
Slate
News
Jan. 30, 2019

‘Medicare for all’ opens up Dem divide
The Hill
News
Jan. 30, 2019

Is There Room in 2020 for a Centrist Democrat? Maybe One or Two
New York Times
News
Jan. 30, 2019

Kamala Harris is open to multiple paths to ‘Medicare-for-all’
CNN
News
Jan. 30, 2019

Several Democrats Eyeing a Presidential Run Embrace ‘Medicare-For-All’
NPR
News
Jan. 30, 2019

The Dangerous allure of ‘Medicare for all’
Chicago Tribune
Column (Steve Chapman)
Jan. 30, 2019

Sherrod Brown: The progressive Democrat who isn’t running on ‘Medicare for all’ or a ‘Green New Deal’
Yahoo News
Interview
Jan. 30, 2019

JANUARY 29

Harris turns tables on gender question
Politico
News
Jan. 29, 2019

Howard Schultz rips Warren’s ‘ridiculous’ plan to tax the super wealthy
Politico
News
Jan. 29, 2019

Harris backs ‘Medicare-for-all’ and eliminating private insurance as we know it
CNN
News
Jan. 29, 2019

Kamala Harris just set the litmus test for Democrats in 2020 on health care, climate change and guns
Washington Post
News
Jan. 29, 2019

Kamala Harris Endorses Elimination of Private Health Insurance. That’s a Huge Political Risk.
The New Yorker
News
Jan. 29, 2019

How the state Senate GOP is picking its legislative battles
City & State
News
Jan. 29, 2019

Mental Health Treatment Tops Californians’ Concerns Around Health Care, Poll Finds
Capital Public Radio
News
Jan. 29, 2019

Schultz calls Harris’s call to get rid of health insurance industry ‘not American’
The Hill
News
Jan. 29, 2019

Howard Schultz Has No Good Explanation for Why He’s Mulling an Independent Presidential Bid
Mother Jones
News
Jan. 29, 2019

Opinion: Universal Catastrophic Coverage Could Cure Obamacare’s Ills
Times of San Diego
Opinion (Dr. James Veltmeyer)
Jan. 29, 2019
NOTE: A former Republican candidate for Congress, he’s a La Jolla physician voted a “Top Doctor” in San Diego County in 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2017.

NYC’s Healthcare-for-All Collides with Hospitals Bleeding Cash
Bloomberg
News
Jan. 29, 2019

Kamala Harris and the Democrats’ Medicare-for-all litmus test
Vox
News
Jan. 29, 2019

Bloomberg on Medicare for all: ‘You could never afford that’
The Hill
News
Jan. 29, 2019

Howard Schultz takes aim at the tax policies of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Elizabeth Warren
Salon
News
Jan. 29, 2019

Democrats and Republicans clash over health care goals in Ways and Means
Roll Call
News
Jan. 29, 2019

All the ways the 2020 Democrats sound a lot more like Bernie than Hillary
Vice News
News
Jan. 29, 2019

U.S. lawmaker Yarmouth says Democrats to begin Medicare for All hearings
Reuters
News
Jan. 29, 2019

JANUARY 28

The Health 202: Top advocacy group says Democrats should improve existing health coverage laws, not write new ones
Washington Post
News
Jan. 28, 2019

The 2020 Contenders
CBS
News
Jan. 28, 2019

The biggest questions so far about the 2020 Democratic primary, answered
Vox
News
Jan. 28, 2019

How Elizabeth Warren’s Wealth Tax Would Remake America
VICE
News
Jan. 28, 2019

Sherrod Brown Wants to Win Over Workers, But Can He Win Over Progressives?
Mother Jones
News
Jan. 28, 2019

Health care prices should be based on costs, not need
Houston Chronicle
Column (Chris Tomlinson)
Jan. 28, 2019

How to build a Medicare-for-all plan, explained by somebody who’s thought about it for 20 years
Vox
News
Jan. 28, 2019

Kamala Harris calls for elimination of private health insurance
Washington Examiner
News
Jan. 28, 2019

Michael Bloomberg slams fellow billionaire Howard Schultz’s potential independent 2020 presidential bid
Business Insider
News
Jan. 28, 2019

Humana CEO Broussard: There’s space for company in Medicare for all
Louisville Business First
News
Jan. 28, 2019

Vatican underlines support of universal health-care coverage
Catholic Courier
News
Jan. 28, 2019

Bernie Sanders has an uphill climb ahead
Washington Post
News
Jan. 28, 2019

Newsom’s move: Not yet health care for all, but health care for more
ABC Sacramento
News
Jan. 28, 2019

Presidential contender Julián Castro’s message in Dallas: I’d get things done
Dallas News
News
Jan. 28, 2019

States are moving forward with ‘Medicare for all’ — more power to them
The Hill
Opinion (Robert Henneke)
Jan. 28, 2019
NOTE: Henneke is general counsel and litigation director at the Texas Public Policy Foundation and lead counsel for the Individual Plaintiffs in the pending Texas v. U.S. lawsuit.

JANUARY 27

Newsom makes health care the centerpiece of California’s resistance to Trump
Politico
News
Jan. 27, 2019

Harris kicks off campaign by laying into Trump
Politico
News
Jan. 27, 2019

After Abortion Vote, Progressive Activists Remind Lawmakers They Are Watching
WSJ
News
Jan. 27, 2019

Tulsi Gabbard’s 2020 Contribution
WSJ
Editorial
Jan. 27, 2019

Senator Kamala Harris launches 2020 presidential campaign
NYP
News
Jan. 27, 2019

Kamala Harris Kicks Off 2020 Campaign With Oakland Rally
NYT
News
Jan. 27, 2019

2020 Democrats Face Voters Uneducated About Medicare For All
Forbes
Column (Bruce Japsen)
Jan. 27, 2019

Legislature should back Baker’s bid to rein in drug prices
Boston Herald
Editorial
Jan. 27, 2019

John Hickenlooper in Iowa: “Over-the-top angry” about state of U.S.
Denver Post
News
Jan. 27, 2019

What’s Howard Schultz Brewing Up — And Why Don’t Democrats Like It?
Forbes
Opinion (Bill Whalen)
Jan. 27, 2019
NOTE: Hoover is a Hoover Institution research fellow.

Pelosi and Ocasio-Cortez: The yin and yang of Democratic politics
The Hill
Opinion (Brad Bannon)
News
NOTE: Bannon is a Democratic pollster and CEO of Bannon Communications Research. He is also a senior adviser to, and editor of, the blog at MyTiller.com,

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