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Clinton And Sanders Are Both Right About The History Of Health Reform
The Huffington Post

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders remember the history of health care reform in the 1990s and the 2000s very differently. In a sense, they’re both right.

The way Clinton sees it, Democrats like her fought for years to achieve health care reform, a battle that scarred her and President Bill Clinton in the 1990s and culminated in President Barack Obama signing the Affordable Care Act in 2010. From that perspective, it was politicians further to the left, like Sanders, who wouldn’t let go of their single-payer dream — making it more difficult to rally liberal voters and overcome conservative resistance to reform.