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Sanders, Harris Signal Support for 'Medicare for All' and Eliminating Private Insurance

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    Sanders, Harris Signal Support for 'Medicare for All' and Eliminating Private Insurance
    Wilfredo Lee/AP
    Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., right, speaks during the Democratic primary debate hosted by NBC News at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Thursday, June 27, 2019, in Miami, as Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., listens.

    Only two of the 10 candidates on the second night of the 2020 Democratic presidential debate raised their hands when asked who supported abolishing private health insurance.

    Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and California Sen. Kamala Harris both signaled their support for "Medicare for All" and eliminating private insurance.

    Sanders has long championed a Medicare-style system to cover all Americans' health care services.

    The question was also asked on Wednesday to the first 10 debate candidates. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio were the only two to raise their hands.

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