Tag Archives: Sanders

Bernie Sanders campaign accuses Joe Biden of ‘insurance company scare tactics’

Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign said thanks but no thanks to Joe Biden’s characterization of the Vermont senator’s presentation of his signature “Medicare for all” single-payer healthcare plan. “Thank you, Joe Biden, for crediting our campaign for honesty. I’m sorry we can’t return the favor,” Bernie 2020 senior adviser Jeff Weaver said in a statement Wednesday.… Read More »

Different Takes: Lessons On The Differences, If Any, Between Biden, Sanders On Health Care; Medicaid’s Future Needs To Be Front And Center In The Ongoing Discussions

Editorial pages focus on the debate about the future of health care. The Wall Street Journal: Biden Goes Half Way To BernieCare Joe Biden’s new health-care plan is supposed to show his moderation, not that this is a virtue to progressives. Hence the back and forth this week between Mr. Biden and Bernie Sanders about… Read More »

Scaling Back: A New Policy Disagreement Between Clinton and Sanders: Soda Taxes

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have a new issue to disagree about: the wisdom of a soda tax. A tax on sugary soft drinks, like the one proposed in Philadelphia and endorsed by Mrs. Clinton last week, divides the left. It can be seen as achieving an admirable public health goal of less sugar consumption… Read More »