Sep 11, 2017
Cory Booker backs single-payer
Add Sen. Cory Booker to the list of prominent Democrats endorsing a single-payer health care system. Booker said in a television interview Monday that he would cosponsor Sen. Bernie Sanders's single-payer bill — which Sens. Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren have also endorsed. Sanders is set to introduce the bill Wednesday.
Why it matters: Support for single-payer is rapidly becoming a litmus test for Democrats who are even thinking about their party's 2020 presidential primary.
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