Adam K. Raymond, writing in New York Magazine, explains that Sens. Kamala Harris and Bernie Sanders were the only Democrats in the second primary debate to endorse killing private insure. Raymond writes (abridged):
When the Democratic candidates at Thursday night’s debate were asked if their Medicare for All plan would eliminate private health insurance, two people’s hands went up: Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris.
Elizabeth Warren and Bill de Blasio were the only candidates to take that position last night.
In January, just days after she got into the race, Harris backed the idea of abolishing private health insurance in a CNN town hall. “Let’s eliminate all that, let’s move on,” she said.
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Tonight’s candidates who raised their hands to abolish private insurance: Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris pic.twitter.com/MG58k71hUV
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Originally posted on June 28th, 2019