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Single payer health care: Sanders, McDermott trying again

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WASHINGTON---While the GOP tries to repeal President Obama's health care law, on the other side of the political spectrum Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Jim McDermott (D-Wash.) and some unions are pushing again for a single-payer health care system, introducing bills in the Senate and House.

Obama rejected single-payer plans for his health care over-haul because he could not find political support for the measure.


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