Medicare for Bernie
Bernie Sanders is strongly promoting "Medicare for All" and claims to be its father ("I wrote the damn bill," he proclaimed to the nation during the second round of Democratic presidential debates). His plan does not look like Medicare at all. It appears that he hardly knows anything about Medicare. He probably has no experience with it. Despite his advanced age, he does not need to depend on it. Members of Congress are allowed to receive Medicare benefits , but unlike most other Americans, they can receive other benefits in addition. Sitting members of Congress can get routine examinations
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Biden: Republicans are decent people, you know
Joe Biden said something nice about Republicans Saturday during a fundraiser in Massachusetts. Will he be punished for it on the campaign trail, assuming he gets back on the trail and doesn"t just continue doing private fundraisers? Biden didn"t go out of his way to sing the praises of Republicans, mind you. He just acknowledged that “There’s an awful lot of really good Republicans out there." He even said that gasp , Republicans are "decent people". “There’s an awful lot of really good Republicans out there,” he said Saturday at a Massachusetts fundraiser. “I get in trouble for saying
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Independent Journal Review
Factbox: Two Republicans, 23 Democrats Vie for Presidential Nomination
The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, although another Democrat dropped out of the race on Thursday. Former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper announced he was ending his struggling campaign, while saying the was giving serious thought to a run for a U.S. Senate seat in his state next year. Hickenlooper's decision follows that of former Alaska senator Mike Gravel on Aug. 6 to quit the race. Billionaire donor and liberal activist Tom Steyer reversed course in July and said he will seek the 2020 Democratic pres
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