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Five Senate Democrats are now publicly endorsing a government-run, single-payer health-care system in a sign the party is quickly rallying to that goal, however the idea promises to be a financial and regulatory nightmare that should compel Republicans to revisit the issue and get it right before the 2018 elections.
On Tuesday, Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., announced he would support the “Medicare for All” legislation sponsored by Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.
“It’s time to simplify health care and lower patients’ costs, and embrace Medicare for all,” said Merkley, who is now the fifth Senate Democrat to join the cause publicly. In addition to Sanders, Sens. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass.; Kamala Harris, D-Calif.; and Cory Booker, D-N.J., are all co-sponsoring the bill.
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