Can Democrats End Their Civil War Over Single-Payer?

When U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ introduces his Medicare-for-All legislation on Wednesday, advocates of a single-payer, government-sponsored health care hope it will be the end of a bitterly fought policy battle that has roiled the Democratic Party for generations. Since Democratic President Harry Truman first proposed a government-sponsored universal health care system in 1945 — and since…

Asheville, North Carolina, USA – February 25, 2017: Woman in a lab coat and Pussy Hat holds a sign saying “Doctors Demand Healthcare For ALL” at an Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) rally in Asheville – Editorial credit: J. Bicking / Shutterstock.com