Private Insurance Would Not Be Eradicated Under Medicare for All—But It Would Take a Huge Hit

Sen. Kamala Harris defended Sen. Bernie Sanders’ Medicare for All legislation Monday night at CNN’s town hall, correcting moderator Don Lemon’s statement that the new healthcare plan would “effectively eliminate private insurance.” Harris acknowledged that Medicare for All would phase out private insurance as “the main source, but there would still be supplemental” plans available. […]

Progressive Millionaires Might Sound Like an Oxymoron—But They’re Not Uncommon

A handful of Democratic 2020 candidates have recently released their tax returns–in stark contrast to President Donald Trump, who has refused to publish his returns since the 2016 campaign trail. In doing so, however, some progressive candidates have revealed they are a part of the very 1% they promise to take down with revised tax […]

Kamala Harris’s First Policy Rollout: $315 Billion to Boost Teacher Pay

Senator Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) announced on Tuesday the first major policy initiative of her 2020 presidential campaign: a $315 billion, ten-year federal package to increase public-school teacher pay. The campaign has billed the plan as the “the largest investment in teachers in American history.” The money would subsidize pay of K-12 teachers and provide financial […]

Hillary Clinton Confirms She Will Not Run for President in 2020

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that she will not run seek the democratic nomination for president in 2020 during an interview with News 12 Westchester on Monday. “I’m not running, but I’m going to keep on working and speaking and standing up for what I believe,” Clinton told the local news station. But […]