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O'Rourke faces pressure from left on 'Medicare for all'

Posted on AllSides March 18th, 2019
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Beto O'Rourke has offered conflicting messages on 'Medicare for all,' drawing fire from progressive activists who accuse him of backing off an idea they say he once supported.

The issue has become an important litmus test for those on the party's left and an early question for O'Rourke, who announced his presidential run on Thursday.

O’Rourke previously supported a full-scale single-payer plan, writing in a 2017 Facebook post, “We need a single-payer health care system for all Americans.”

But he backed off the idea during his Senate run in Texas...

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https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/434344-orourke-faces-pressure-from-left-on-medicare-for-all

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