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Democratic Debate: Clinton Attacks Sanders on Medicaid-for-All Despite Strong Democratic Support

January 20, 2016

Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton attacked Senator Bernie Sanders claiming millions would lose their health care because Sanders backs a single-payer health care system. Although technically correct, Clinton's stance on a national health care is somewhat odd given that 81% of Democrats favor a single-payer health care system -- and she has in the past. Both Clinton and Sanders supported the Affordable Care Act but are unwilling to fix its flaws.


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