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Sam Baker Feb 22
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Liberal think tank has a “Medicare for all” plan

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A "Medicare for all" march in Pasadena, California. Photo: Gabriel Olsen / FilmMagic via Getty Images

The liberal Center for American Progress is out this morning with its plan for a Medicare buy-in — one version of the “Medicare for all” promise that has become both a rallying cry and a litmus test on the left.

Between the lines: CAP is well within the mainstream of the Democratic party. And the existence of this document is more important than its details, which obviously aren't going to be enacted any time soon.