He added that "you should not be punished because you are working-class or poor and be denied health care". "This is something that's got to happen".
Despite growing support from the party's 2020 presidential crowd, Sanders's push for a single-payer system doesn't have unanimous support from the Senate Democratic caucus.
As it stands, there is already a national, single-payer healthcare bill languishing in the House, Rep. John Conyers' United States National Health Care Act, which the Michigan Democrat introduced on January 24, has 117 co-sponsors, and has been buried in committees ever since.
The plan is called "Medicare for All", and would expand the federal health care program that covers those over 65 to all Americans. "Obamacare was a first step in advancing this country, but I won't rest until every American has a basic security that comes with having access to affordable health care".
Gillibrand, New York's junior senator, plans on being a co-sponsor of the bill, Mic.com reported Monday.
Sanders is set to introduce his legislation, which Democrats are calling "Medicare for all", on Wednesday.
Universal health care coverage was a trademark of Sanders' campaign for the White House past year, though his latest push has attracted a wider array of Democrats. Elizabeth Warren had previously announced they are pushing for the Sanders bill.
With a Republican-controlled Congress and White House, however, the chances of the bill passing are fairly slim.
Court orders continuation of Melaye recall procees
The Judgealso dismissed the argument that the the number signatures did not meet the threshold stipulated in the Constitution. Consequently, the Judge held that the period would only continue to run from the date of latest ruling - Monday.
German officials blocked rallies connected to Turkey's referendum campaign to expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Turkish citizens are warned to refrain from political discussions ahead of the national legislative elections of October 24.
Given Florida's history of devastating hurricanes, it comes as no surprise that the clubs have had to deal with storms before. In Key West, residents are under mandatory evacuation orders from Monroe County as of this morning.
Among others, the Oklahoma National Guard sent an air medical evacuation squadron that helped with medical needs in Texas. On Saturday, a C-130 cargo plane was deployed from the Albany-area 109th Airlift Wing with medical supplies to St.
Just days removed from the biggest fight of his young career, UFC champion Conor McGregor is headed to another battle. The lawsuit for the August 17, 2016 incident was filed in court, March 28, 2017, seven months after the incident.
Along Florida's Gulf Coast, neither Tampa International nor Southwest Florida International were expected to resume service. Some airlines will fly crews in Monday to prepare to resume operations the next day, officials said.
It was also just days after the 20th anniversary of the death of Princess Diana , Prince William's mother. The Duchess of Cambridge was therefore most certainly hospitalized before her holidays in Scotland.
The situation is a particular headache for American Airlines , the country's largest air carrier, which uses Miami as a major hub. Farther north in South Carolina, Boeing said it was suspending manufacturing operations starting on Saturday (Sept. 9) morning.
Currently, American diplomats may officially enter Russia at more entry points than Russians are allowed to enter the U.S. Russia might limit the number of American staffers allowed to travel outside the diplomatic missions' zones.
Phillip Rivers lost Keenan Allen in the opener a year ago , and Melvin Gordon failed to finish the season with multiple injuries. Facing an opportunistic, aggressive Denver defense on Monday night, taking care of the ball obviously will be a key.
Since losing in Norman to the Buckeyes last season, the Sooners have won 11 straight, the nation's current longest streak. Oklahoma owned Ohio State , and Mayfield showed the whole dang state up right in the middle of the school's O logo.
Myanmar kills 3000 Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine
Myanmar denies Rohingya exist as an ethnic group and says those living in Rakhine are illegal migrants from Bangladesh. ARSA's declaration drew no formal response from the military or the government of Buddhist-majority Myanmar.
Texans come out flat in loss to Jaguars
The Texans coughed it up again late in the third quarter when Watson fumbled on a sack by Fowler and Ngakoue recovered it. Watson completed 12-for-23 of his passes for 102 yards with one TD and one pick for a 60.4 rating.
Audi R8 V10 RWS goes rear-drive for driving purists
Deliveries are expected to start in 2018 with customers paying 140,000 euros for the Coupe and 153,000 euros for the Spyder. The new limited-edition R8 V10 RWS is apparently aimed at "purists", according to Audi Sport GmbH boss Stephan Winkelman.
New Nintendo Direct announced for 14/09/17 00:00 CEST
The broadcast will begin at 11pm BST in the United Kingdom , so that's 3pm PST, 6pm EST and midnight on Thursday in Europe. What magic will Nintendo bring us? The company stated that there will be more content revealed for Super Mario Odyssey .
Gas prices in MA remain the same this week
Both GasBuddy and AAA Auto Club Group survey thousands of USA gas stations across the country on gas prices. The lowest average price in MI was about $2.66 per gallon in the Detroit area.
Toni Nadal receives honorary award at the US Open
That only made the score 4-3, but the statistics until then were telling: Anderson had 21 unforced errors, Nadal just four. Nadal dropped only four points on his serve in the first set and did not face a single break point in the match.
Keys win ensures all American Open semis
Keys is trying to reach her first Grand Slam final, where she would play fellow American Sloane Stephens . For the first time in 36 years, all four women to make it to the semifinals of the event are American.
Pakistan redefining its foreign policy
National Security Adviser Nasser Janjua and Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua were present during the meeting. After Tehran, he plans to visit Turkey before wrapping up his tour in Russian Federation .