Democrats continue to line up behind Bernie Sanders’ health care bill - ABC News

ABC News| Tue Sep 12 17:00:49 EDT 2017
A growing number of Democratic senators -– including several party power-players -- will stand with independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders Wednesday as co-sponsors to his latest bill for a government run, single-payer health care system. The rising support among Democrats for Sanders’ sweeping proposal, which would entail a massive overhaul of a major part of the U.S. economy, marks a clear sea change to the left in party. “The growing momentum for Medicare-for-all is a remarkable turnaround for an idea that was deemed too radical to even debate eight years ago. However, it’s really a testament to the political clarity of the policy and the steadfast work Senator Sanders has put into org..

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