Post-it notes with health reform cycle The last time a health overhaul was a major issue in theDemocratic presidential primary race ― in 2008 ― it wasn't thecandidate with the most sweeping plan who emerged as the winner.(Photo: Shutterstock)

The one thing we know about health care in the 2020 Democraticpresidential primary race is that it's a top issue for voters.

The latest Tracking Poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation found 24percent of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents said theywant to hear the candidates discuss health care. That's twice thetotal for the next top issue, climate change; and four times thetotal for immigration, the No. 3 issue. (Kaiser Health News isan editorially independent program of the foundation.)

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