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General News    H3'ed 2/22/20

Buttigieg hits Sanders, Medicare for All in two South Carolina ads about "Progress Not Polarization" (?)

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Buttigieg has a 30-second spot on his 'Medicare for All Who Want It' vs. Sanders’ Medicare for All, from a female narrator telling viewers that Medicare for All could force them off their plans.  “Sanders’ Medicare for All would eliminate private insurance forcing 150 million off their current plans, including seniors on Medicare Advantage.” Buttigieg describes “a better way to lower costs and cover everyone,” ending with a pitch for progress not polarization, doubling down on this message, calling Sanders the most 'polarizing' candidate.

Sanders has outlined several options for paying for his plan, but has signaled that the specifics will come later. 'You're asking me to come up with an exact detailed plan of how every American — how much you're going to pay more in taxes, how much I'm going to pay,' Sanders told CNBC in October. 'I don't think I have to do that right now.'

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