On health care, there are 3 types of Democrats running for president

CNN hosted the first night of the second 2020 Democratic primary debate at the Fox Theatre in Detroit on July 30, 2019. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images The 2020 presidential candidates at the opening night of the second Democratic primary debate fell into three buckets on health care, the top issue for Democratic voters so far. In an intricate and often confusing section of the debate, with candidates jockeying to define what “Medicare-for-all” even means, the first 30 minutes of the debate brought some clarity. There are essentially three perspectives from Democrats: 1) the ones who want to…

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President and Manager vacancies at SBI: Registration and other details

The State bank of India (SBI) has released an employment notification inviting candidates to apply for the positions of Senior Vice President, Vice President and Senior Manager. The last date for submission of online application is June 2. President and Manager vacancies at SBI The State bank of India (SBI) has released an employment notification inviting interested, eligible candidates to apply for the positions of Senior Vice President, Vice President and Senior Manager on contract basis. Vacancy details Total posts: 5 Name of the posts: Senior Vice President: 1 Vice…

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Ensure migration of students in ‘reverse direction’: President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said efforts should be made to ensure migration of students in the “reverse direction”. Noting that a large number of students still visit abroad for higher studies, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said efforts should be made to ensure migration of students in the “reverse direction”. Delivering a convocation address at a private university in Phagwara (Punjab), he said many students go to countries such as Australia and New Zealand for higher studies. “I suggest let there be a reverse direction,” he said. Mukherjee said…

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President Donald Trump’s first executive order called a “bomb” by one health care expert

Donald Trump’s first order of business as president was to sign an executive order instructing federal agencies to relieve the “burdens” of the Affordable Care Act. The vague language of the action left many wondering what implications this has for consumers, doctors, hospitals and insurers. The primary purpose of the order appeared to be the elimination of the insurance mandate: This provision of the ACA requires all Americans to have health insurance or pay a tax penalty. The mandate was written into the law, however, so an executive order cannot exactly repeal that provision. But…

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Real empowerment of women possible only through education: President Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said real empowerment of women would be possible only through education, encouragement of economic self-dependence and provision of opportunities enabling the unfolding of one’s full potential. The President praised the leading role played by the Mahila Dakshata Samiti in women’s empowerment and recalled the contributions of the Samiti’s founding members such as Suman Krishankant, Prof. Pramila Dandavate and Smt. Mridula Sinha, the Governor of Goa. “The only long lasting solution is to create cooperative structures comprising the government and private stake holders as well as…

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Trump speaks with Taiwan’s president, risking China tensions

NEW YORK –  President-elect Donald Trump spoke Friday with the president of Taiwan, a move that will be sure to anger China. It is highly unusual, probably unprecedented, for a U.S. president or president-elect to speak directly with a leader of Taiwan, a self-governing island the U.S. broke diplomatic ties with in 1979. Washington has pursued a so-called “one China” policy since 1979, when it shifted diplomatic recognition of China from the government in Taiwan to the communist government on the mainland. Under that policy, the U.S. recognizes Beijing as…

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