Bernie Sanders Will Participate in Next Debate, His Campaign Says & 9 more stories

Bernie Sanders Will Participate in Next Debate, His Campaign Says, by Sydney Ember, published 2019-10-03T16:56:11Z

Top Story: The Vermont senator’s near-term appearances have been canceled as he recovers from a procedure to treat a clogged artery, but aides said he would appear at the debate on Oct. 15.

Before his medical episode pulled him from the campaign trail, Mr. Sanders had been one of three front-runners in the Democratic race for the 2020 nomination. But if allies are projecting optimism about his ability to return to the race in full form, the medi… [+981 chars] [read the full story]

Trump Tried Scaring Some Seniors About Socialism so You’ll Forget About Impeachment

Cameron Joseph, Michael Learmonth, 2019-10-03T19:15:06Z

Overview: “Almost every major Democrat in Washington has backed a major government takeover that would totally obliterate Medicare,” Trump told Florida seniors.

President Trump tried to pivot away from weeks of coverage of his impeachment Thursday afternoon by scaring senior citizens about what Democrats might do to their Medicare.
Almost every major Democrat in Washington has backed a major government takeover tha… [+3000 chars] [read the full story]

Trump to unveil order aiming to boost Medicare health program, woo seniors

By Jeff Mason, 2019-10-03T14:17:45Z

Overview: U.S. President Donald Trump will unveil an executive order on Thursday aimed at strengthening the Medicare health program for seniors, seeking to improve its fiscal position and offer more affordable plan options, administration officials said. The order, whi…

By Jeff Mason
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump will unveil an executive order on Thursday aimed at strengthening the Medicare health program for seniors, seeking to improve its fiscal position and offer more affordable plan options, adminis… [+4155 chars] [read the full story]

Buttigieg warns of politically dangerous Medicare for All proposals

Alexander Nazaryan, 2019-10-04T09:00:41Z

Overview: Pete Buttigieg’s campaign argues that free government health care for all is a bridge too far for most Americans.

WASHINGTON On the same November day next year when Americans will decide whether or not to keep President Trump in office for four more years, 468 members of Congress across the nation will defend their seats. And much as Democrats want to defeat Trump, they … [+8072 chars] [read the full story]

Bernie Sanders discharged from hospital after experiencing a heart attack earlier this week

David Choi, 2019-10-04T23:20:31Z

Overview: Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont experienced a heart attack earlier this week, according to a Friday statement from his 2020 presidential campaign. He was released from a Nevada hospital after two-and-a-half days. He was initially admitted after having chest pa…

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont experienced a heart attack earlier this week, according to a Friday statement from his 2020 presidential campaign.
He was released from a Nevada hospital after two-and-a-half days, after initially being admitted on Tuesday nigh… [+1564 chars] [read the full story]

Trump Today: Trump urges China, Ukraine to probe Bidens

Robert Schroeder, 2019-10-03T15:45:57Z

Overview: President Donald Trump urged China and Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, as a new poll showed public support building for Democrats’ impeachment inquiry.

President Donald Trump
President Donald Trump urged China and Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, as a new poll showed public support building for Democrats impeachment inquiry.
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Speaking to reporters before depar… [+1462 chars] [read the full story]

Medicare Shopping Season Is Almost Here

Mark Miller, 2019-10-04T09:00:15Z

Overview: Every fall, the 60 million Americans who use the health plan can compare options and save money. Here’s what to consider.

Enrollees in original Medicare have access to a much wider range of providers, and they do not need to navigate the referral requirements and prior authorization steps used by many Advantage plans.
Many enrollees in original Medicare buy supplemental Mediga… [+2305 chars] [read the full story]

Food Insecurity Hits Vulnerable Medicare Enrollees (Radio)

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Medicare Shopping Season Is Almost Here

Mark Miller, 2019-10-04T09:00:15Z

Overview: Every fall, the 60 million Americans who use the health plan can compare options and save money. Here’s what to consider.

Enrollees in original Medicare have access to a much wider range of providers, and they do not need to navigate the referral requirements and prior authorization steps used by many Advantage plans.
Many enrollees in original Medicare buy supplemental Mediga… [+2305 chars] [read the full story]