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Clinton unleashes criticism on Sanders for plan to raises taxes for universal healthcare
Becker's Hospital Review

Until now, Democratic presidential contenders Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.) have been stepping lightly around one another’s diverging policy ideas. However, this week, Ms. Clinton unbridled harsh criticism of Sen. Sander’s plan for a single-payer health system, saying he would raise taxes on the middle class to fund it, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Ms. Clinton’s campaign cited a 2013 version of Sen. Sander’s health plan, saying it would levy a 9 percent tax increase on the middle class, a figure derived from combining a proposed payroll tax on employees and a large tax on employers.

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