In the wake of the failure of the American Health Care Act to pass, there are moves in both the Senate and in the state of New York to move toward a single-payer health care system.

Senator Bernie Sanders, according to a Politico report, plans to introduce a single-payer health care bill that he describes as a "Medicare-for-all" proposal.

And in New York state, the Huffington Post reports, Senator Jeffrey Klein, who heads the Independent Democratic Conference (IDC) in the state Senate, has announced that he will co-sponsor a "Medicare-for-all" system and bring the rest of his caucus along with him.

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