Articles Tagged 'Medicare'
Warren comes under new pressure over Medicare for All and higher taxes
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is coming under increasing pressure from her 2020 rivals to spell out how she’d pay for her “Medicare for All” proposal.… READ MORE
Trump-Pelosi fight threatens drug pricing talks
President Trump’s new vow to cut off work with Democrats is threatening recent progress in bipartisan talks to lower drug prices.
Staffers for the White… READ MORE
How much would ‘Medicare for All’ cost? Democrats’ health care plan explained
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ “Medicare for All” proposal is coming back in a major way as Democratic presidential hopefuls begin stumping for 2020.
The government-funded… READ MORE
McConnell says deficits ‘not a Republican problem’
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
(R-Ky.) on Tuesday said the nation’s rising debts were something for both parties to address.
Treasury data released Monday showed… READ MORE
Donald Trump trashes ‘Medicare for All’ as doorway to socialist America
President Trump pronounced in an op-ed Wednesday morning that a centrist Democratic Party no longer exists and accused liberals of pursuing socialism with their “Medicare … READ MORE
Ocasio-Cortez claims have fact-checkers working overtime
New York congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has excited the liberal base with her media blitz touting Medicare-for-all, the elimination of ICE and more.
But the… READ MORE
Illegal immigrants benefited from up to $750M in ObamaCare subsidies
Illegal immigrants and individuals with unclear legal status wrongly benefited from up to $750 million in ObamaCare subsidies and the government is struggling to recoup… READ MORE
Illegal immigrants to be eligible for Social Security, Medicare
Illegal immigrants who apply for work permits in the U.S. under President Obama’s new executive actions will be eligible for Social Security and Medicare, the White House says.
Under the sweeping actions, immigrants who are spared deportation could obtain work permits and a Social Security number, which would allow them to pay into the Social Security system through payroll taxes.… READ MORE
Social Security will reach insolvency in 2033, Medicare in 2026
Social Securityâ€™s two trust funds will become insolvent by 2033, the programâ€™s trustees reported Friday, while Medicare will reach insolvency by 2026.
Unless Congress acts,… READ MORE
Pelosi says Medicare will help Democrats win majority in House
By Morgan Little, The Los Angeles Times
House Minority Speaker Nancy Pelosi laughed off the chances of a Mitt Romney presidency, while trumpeting the possibility that Democrats will retake the House of Representatives, during an interview aired Sunday on CNN.
Pelosi, speaking with host Candy Crowley on â€œState of the Union,â€ pointed to one issue in particular that she thinks… READ MORE