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Democratic U.S. presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks at a news conference to introduce the "Medicare for All Act of 2019" on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., April 10, 2019.

Half of Americans support Medicare for All amid the coronavirus pandemic, new poll finds

Bernie Sanders has attacked the current US healthcare system as "profit-driven" and "a danger to our people."
An employee at a McDonald's in Washington, DC, looks at the order screen to see what she has to prepare next, while wearing gloves.

The economic crisis from the coronavirus could lead to ‘disaster socialism’ that briefly extends basic social benefits other countries alr...

A flailing economy could lead to a renewed push to strengthen the social safety net in the US and grant paid sick leave, along with free medical care.
en. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks while introducing health care legislation titled the "Medicare for All Act of 2019" with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR), during a news conference on Capitol Hill, on April 9, 2019 in Washington, DC

20 leading economists just signed a letter arguing Medicare for All would generate massive savings for American families

"There's been too much loose talk that Medicare for All is unaffordable. What's really unaffordable is the current system," one economist said.
Medicare for All signs.

Open letter from top economists: Medicare for All would lead to massive savings for most Americans and slash waste in healthcare

They argue it would be less expensive than the current healthcare system, reduce waste, and end up being cheaper for the vast majority of Americans.
FILE PHOTO: Sanders delivers a speech on "Medicare for All" at George Washington University

Health insurers surge as Bernie Sanders’ Super Tuesday defeat dims the prospect of Medicare for All

If it did become a reality, Medicare for All would virtually eliminate the private health insurance sector.
Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, 78.

Bernie Sanders is running for president in 2020. Here’s everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition.

Bernie Sanders, the independent democratic socialist senator from Vermont, has pushed the Democratic Party in a more progressive direction since 2016.

More than 40% of Americans were burdened by medical debt last year. Are you one of them?

Americans' health-care stories increasingly have the same conclusion: debt. If you have such a story, Insider wants to hear from you.

Bernie Sanders just unveiled how he’ll pay for his biggest plans, from Medicare for All to erasing student debt

But the released document doesn't fully match estimates of how much the ambitious progressive proposals could cost.
National security advisor Robert O'Bryan.

Trump’s national security adviser wildly claims Russia wants to elect Bernie Sanders because he’d cut defense spending to fund social prog...

"They'd probably like him to be president...because he wants to spend money on social programs and probably would have to take it out of the military"
Bernie Sanders holds a rally in Las Vegas on February 15, ahead of the Nevada caucuses.

Bernie Sanders just cemented his frontrunner status with a huge victory in Nevada. Here’s how his Medicare for All plan would remake the $3.6 tr...

Medicare for All would radically change the structure of American healthcare. Here's what it would mean for patients, hospitals, and employers.