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Joe Biden skips California Democratic convention

The tensions between former Vice President Joe Biden and liberal progressives were on full display this weekend in California, where most of the Democratic Party's presidential contenders were campaigning.

John Delaney booed by California Democrats

Members of the crowd at the California Democratic Convention booed presidential hopeful John Delaney on Sunday when the former Maryland congressman criticized "Medicare for All."

Booker doubles down on ‘Medicare for all,' private insurance plans

Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker doubled down on his decision to support a "Medicare for All" bill that would effectively eliminate private insurance plans while also supporting individuals' ability to maintain private insurance plans under the system, saying his support for both will help such a proposal pass through Congress should he become president.

Howard Schultz kicks off potential bid to unseat Trump

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz teased his potential 2020 presidential run with a "pox on both your houses" approach to Democrats and Republicans, hoping to seize on general antipathy toward the nation's two-party system.

Schultz defends criticism of Medicare-for-all proposal

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, whose contemplation of an independent presidential run in 2020 has infuriated Democrats, defended on Tuesday his criticism of a "Medicare-for-all" proposal that he called "not American."

Bloomberg: Medicare-for-all 'would bankrupt us'

Former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg said Tuesday that replacing private, employer-provided health insurance was financially impossible and a Medicare-for-all system, a popular progressive policy, would not work in the US.

Majority favor 'Medicare-for-all,' but with a catch

Most Americans want a version of Medicare for everyone, which is good news for presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris and other Democrats who support "Medicare-for-all," a national health care proposal in which people would get their insurance from a single government plan.

Outgoing Democrat senator issues warning

Outgoing Indiana Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly said Democrats need to be careful in promoting too many progressive ideas in red states like his because they'll "start losing the people in my state."