Sanders Most Trusted On Health Care, Yet Voters Favor Public-Private Market

November 20, 2019 at 5:02 PM
Democrats and Democrat-leaning independents said they trusted Sen. Bernie Sanders (VT) on health care the most among the Democratic presidential candidates ahead of Wednesday night’s debate, despite a majority of the same respondents saying they support a plan with a government-run public option competing with private insurance rather than Sanders’ Medicare-for-all plan, according to a recent Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) poll. The KFF Health Tracking poll, updated monthly, found that one in four Democrats and Democrat-leaning Independents wanted to hear...

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