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Tue Nov 19, 2019, 04:15 AM

How Elizabeth Warren got to 'yes' on Medicare for All

Warren and her Boston-based team had been privately crunching numbers since at least late August.

https://www.boston.com/news/health/2019/11/18/how-elizabeth-warren-got-to-yes-on-medicare-for-all

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How Warren came to put together her blueprint, including her determination to avoid middle-class tax increases, offers a revealing window into the methodical way that she operates, her approach to political balancing acts and how she might govern as president. It is a story that begins with Warren researching medical bankruptcies at Harvard nearly two decades ago and ends with her as a front-runner for the Democratic nomination, rolling out a plan while under siege from her rivals for more specifics.
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But by fall, health care was emerging as the No. 1 issue in the campaign, and the absence of a plan was increasingly untenable. She was dogged for weeks by questions about whom she would raise taxes on, saying only that total costs for the middle class would go down.

“Your signature, senator, is to have a plan for everything,” Mayor Pete Buttigieg took aim at the last debate. “Except this.”

What few people knew then was that Warren and her Boston-based team had been privately crunching numbers since at least late August, working with the internal imperative to craft a package without hiking middle-class taxes, according to interviews with people directly involved in the process. ...


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More at this interesting link, especially about how M4A was not her signature issue.

Unlike those who continually try to dis her plans, either because they have none or because their own "plans" depend more on vague assumptions rather than hard facts. Elizabeth has been planning and laying groundwork all along.

In the long run, I fully believe that her thorough planning will reap its rewards.

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Tue Nov 19, 2019, 08:32 AM

1. Unrigging the financial system and the way it corrupts every other issue is

her main signature.

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Tue Nov 19, 2019, 11:10 AM

2. That is it in a nutshell.



And that is why some are running scared.

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