A new poll released by the Kaiser Family Foundation this week shows a majority of Americans support a ‘Medicare for All’ healthcare program throughout the United States; ensuring the issue takes center stage during the upcoming 2020 presidential election.
The survey finds 56% of those asked support the universal entitlement with just 42% saying they oppose the idea.
“Progressives are pushing the new Democratic House majority to move forward on the idea, and many Democratic presidential hopefuls have signed onto the idea as well. More centrist Democratic lawmakers remain opposed to the proposal, however,” writes The Hill.
Leading Democrats have been pushing the concept in recent months; including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Julian Castro, and others.
Read the full report at the Hill.