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Beto and Bernie Offer Competing Plans on How to Fix Health Care
New York Magazine

There’s an ancient debate within the Democratic Party about how (and how quickly) to move the country toward universal health coverage. The enactment of the Affordable Care Act was the high point of one basic approach: incremental, involving both public and private insurance, and minimally interfering with existing arrangements. The many dissatisfactions, substantive and political, with Obamacare have fed a revival of the other basic approach: a full leap into a single-payer system operated by the federal government.