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Single payer isn't just for pie-in-the-sky liberals any more

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has become the latest Democrat to endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All bill, a healthcare reform goal that is quickly become the standard by which Democratic healthcare reform plans are going to be measured. Sure, you can say that a bunch of the cosponsors so far—Gillibrand, Cory Booker, Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren—are doing it because they have to stake out a solid left position for potential 2020 presidential runs.
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