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Democratic Presidential Hopefuls to Use HELP to Bolster Exposure

Jan. 2, 2019, 10:44 AM

A burgeoning list of Democratic presidential hopefuls are expected to look to the next Congress to highlight their health-care and other policy platforms as a springboard to help propel them to the White House in 2020.

That will shed more light on the powerful Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee, which is expected to tackle health-care costs and tee up a slate of executive branch nominees in 2019. Democrats considering a run against President Donald Trump such as Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) are likely to use the committee’s agenda as jump-off points for their ideas...

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