Liberals see fresh opportunity in health care after GOP meltdown
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in Phoenix in 2015. (Charlie Leight/Getty Images)Liberals are pushing in from the left with their own health-care solutions, looking to gain new ground after last week’s Republican meltdown over an Obamacare replacement.
The Progressive Change Campaign Committee, a political action committee that aims to represent the “Elizabeth Warren wing of the Democratic Party,” began circulating a petition Wednesday calling for every person to have access to a Medicare-type plan — an idea supported by the party’s left wing but viewed with some skepticism by moderates.
There’s broad agreement across the political spectrum that …