Doctors have moved leftward. But they may want to think twice about embracing Medicare for All, which would slash their pay, wrap them in red tape and lead to worse care for their patients.
"I think the American people understand how broken our system is, and you've got to take this opportunity to bring about meaningful change," the Michigan Democrat said.
Now that we've seen how single-payer health care can work in one circumstance, can we really maintain that in every other case, access should be left to the free market?
"That is our mandate from the American people," Bowman said. "The American people support Medicare for All in overwhelming numbers."
Six of the 10 Democratic senators of the Senate Judiciary Committee's minority members have pushed for Medicare for All over Obamacare.
"The absurdity and cruelty of our employer-based, private health insurance system should now be apparent to all," the senator from Vermont wrote.
Did Sanders' campaign fail or succeed? Expanded health care, a higher minimum wage, free college: His ideas may have outgrown the need for Sanders himself and his purist approach.
Investing in healthcare, public higher education and our woefully outdated and dilapidated infrastructure will be expensive, but the cost of not making these investments would be astronomical.
"We can't even get a floor vote on Medicare for All, not even a floor vote that gets voted down," the progressive congresswoman from New York said.
"This helps Elizabeth Warren because she's trying to scoop up the progressives," Mary Anne Marsh argued.
The Medicare-for-all plan proposed by Sanders and Warren does not advocate for forced sterilization, nor forced medical procedures of any kind.
"It drives me nuts inside," Jordan Belfort, who pleaded guilty to fraud and served 22 months in prison, complained.
"It's going to cost a lot of money and she's going to raise people's taxes doing it," he said of the plan that Warren has largely dodged questions about costs.
The Democratic presidential candidate said that he trusts "the American people to make that decision for themselves."
"I don't understand why people run and then they promise stuff and it never happens," Fox & Friends co-host Ainsely Earhardt said, criticizing Warren.
After Joe Biden said reduced costs under Medicare for All were a "fantasy" Bernie Sanders fires back, calling Biden's remarks "disingenuous."
"Joe Biden is attacking Medicare for All with lies straight out of the playbook of Donald Trump, Mitch McConnell and the health insurance industry," Sanders' campaign website reads.
"I'm proud to be working with @AOC and so many other Democrats to pass Medicare for All, debt free college and a Green New Deal," Sanders tweeted.
"When you say they're going to repeal and replace your health insurance that you get from your employer..." Outnumbered co-anchor Mellissa Francis said, "when you say that, wow!"
A poll released by Fox News last October showed that the majority of Americans approved of the Affordable Care Act, despite Republican efforts to repeal the legislation.
Polls suggest that progressive policies such as the Green New Deal and Medicare-for-all are actually in line with what the majority of American citizens want their elected lawmakers to support.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez questioned why the GOP seems to "write unlimited blank checks for war" or to fund the Trump administration's signature tax cuts.