A record number of women have entered primaries for local, state and national office this year, creating an expectation among activists that there will be a record number of women on the ballot in November, and that a record number of women will be among the officials sworn in on January, especially in the House of Representatives.
Every woman running for office this year is expected to have an opinion about Donald Trump. For Republicans in particular, that’s not that easy.
"We pay more now than we would under Medicare for All. Not only can we afford it, we can't afford anything else."
"Medicare for All would increase healthcare costs over what is currently projected."
"It would empower the government to use the collective bargaining power of 330 million Americans to reduce the cost of health care."
"The thought of making our system into a socialized one is still scary."
"We have to come to the table with the strongest possible legislation — not a half measure."