12 Sep Times Union: Democrats bet futures on single-payer health system
“What do you want?”
Jeff Beals asked the question at a recent health care forum as he seeks to flesh out his health care platform. The Democratic 19th Congressional District candidate said the protest over the House vote on health care reform earlier this year made clear what people don’t want. But what is the alternative as Republicans seek to do away with the Affordable Care Act and Democrats admit the federal health care system is flawed?
For Beals and a number of his fellow candidates in the Hudson Valley and elsewhere, one direction to move in is “Medicare for all.”