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Politics Nov 20Democratic debate revives clashes over ‘Medicare for All’
Like a string of previous debates, Wednesday’s prominently featured squabbles over a program that could alienate general-election swing voters who may be wary of fully government-run, universal health care and that will be extraordinarily difficult to get through Congress —…
Politics Nov 01Warren releases plan to fund ‘Medicare for All’
The Massachusetts senator famously "has a plan" for everything, but details of how she'd pay for her health plan come with far higher political stakes.
Politics Oct 152020 Democratic candidates challenge Warren on how she’ll fund ‘Medicare for All’ plan
Warren has refused to directly answer when asked how she'd pay for her proposal, and during Tuesday night's presidential debate, she once again dodged, insisting only that "costs will go down" for the middle class.
Politics Oct 10Sanders plans to resume campaigning ‘as soon as possible’
The focus on Sanders' health comes as age plays a significant role in the 2020 presidential campaign.
Politics Oct 09Warren says she’ll keep rejecting big fundraisers if nominated
She has relied on a small-dollar donation strategy that she says gives her more time to attend large rallies and stay long afterward.
Politics Oct 07Warren aims to appeal to Republican strongholds
As she's rising in the polls and sitting on a fresh pile of campaign cash, Warren is also frequently hitting places where she might be less welcome.
Politics Oct 04Warren raises $24.6 million, largely from small donors
The Massachusetts senator's haul is just less than the $25.3 million her chief liberal rival, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders raised.
Politics Sep 30Sanders calls for ‘income inequality’ tax on businesses
Sen. Bernie Sanders' proposal would raise taxes 0.5 percentage points on companies paying top executives more than 50 times the median salaries of workers.
Politics Sep 22Sanders heading to Warren’s native state for Comanche event
LAWTON, Okla. — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is focusing on reliably Republican Oklahoma with an appearance before the largest annual gathering of the Comanche Nation in the state where rival Elizabeth Warren was born. Sanders’ visit may remind some…
Politics Sep 16Warren unveils plan to crack down on government corruption
Warren's plan would ban lobbyists from many fundraising activities, tighten limits on politicians accepting gifts for government actions and bar senior officials and members of Congress from serving on nonprofit boards.