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Health Care and the 2014 Election in Pennsylvania

Health Care and the 2014 Election in Pennsylvania

Gov. Corbett has conceded defeat in this years gubernatorial race with 55% of the vote as of this posting.  The NBC exit poll asked voters a variety of questions which showed Governor Elect Tom Wolf winning almost every demographic in the state: males, females, young, middle age.  Corbett and Wolf evenly split the 65+ age […]

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Single Payer Alive and Well in Massachusetts

Single Payer Alive and Well in Massachusetts

Donald Berwick ran a campaign for governor of Massachusetts (home of Romneycare the model for the Affordable Care Act) on a single payer platform.  Previously he ran the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services in the Department of Health and Human Services.  He ran against better funded candidates State Attorney General Martha Coakley (who had […]

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Dominick Buscemi has a Great Post on Single Payer in Allentown

Dominick Buscemi has a Great Post on Single Payer in Allentown

Allentown Single payer advocate Dominick Buscemi (no relation to Steve, I think.  No photo available.)  Has written a great OP-ED on the Allentown Morning Call which can be read below. Dominick Buscemi: Pa. can adopt single-payer health care system I found myself agreeing with something John Brinson said in his recent Your View about Obamacare (a scary […]

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The Myth of the Conservative Voter

The Myth of the Conservative Voter

Note. This post comes from my blog Thinking Slowly. Although I usually only post items that deal specifically with health care at the PUSH website, one of the issues measured in this survey is support for single payer, and its results may help us to understand why it’s difficult to get legislators to support universal […]

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