Bernie Sanders Releases Bill to Make Medicare Available to All Americans

The legislation won't be passed by the Republican-controlled Congress but has the support of some prominent Democratic Senators.

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Americans would get health coverage simply by showing a new government-issued card and would no longer owe out-of-pocket expenses like deductibles, according to legislation Sen. Bernie Sanders released Wednesday. But the Vermont independent’s description of the legislation omitted specifics about how much it would cost and final decisions about how he would pay for it. Sanders was releasing his bill on the same day Republican senators were rolling out details of a last-ditch effort to…

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