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Warren Doubled Down On 'Medicare For All' As Voters Had Second Thoughts


Added 12-13-19 05:07:02am EST - “The Massachusetts senator has pushed corporate regulation and fighting corruption as campaign centerpieces since early on. So how did "Medicare for All" come to define her platform while support slid?” - Npr.org

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Npr.org: “Warren Doubled Down On 'Medicare For All' As Voters Had Second Thoughts”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren addresses her supporters in Manchester, N.H., at a Nov. 23 event. SOPA Images/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty hide caption

Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren addresses her supporters in Manchester, N.H., at a Nov. 23 event.

There was a time when "Medicare for All" was not a part of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign. It was March.

"For me, what's key is we get everybody at the table on this," was her noncommittal answer when asked about it at a CNN town hall on March 18. That was despite co-sponsoring Sen. Bernie Sanders' signature single-payer health care bill. (He "wrote the damn bill," as you might recall.)

During this period, the Massachusetts senator also gained ground as the woman with a plan for everything. But she didn't have her own plan for health care.

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