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Sen. Bernard Sanders, Vermont independent (center) unveiled his "Medicare-for-all" bill Wednesday. Democrats who have presidential aspirations have enthusiastically signed on to Mr. Sanders' bill and are insisting that this proposed single-payer healthcare system won't blow a hole in the federal budget. (Associated Press)

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U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders delivers the commencement address to Champlain Valley Union High School students Friday, June 16, 2017, at Patrick gymnasium on the University of Vermont campus in Burlington, Vt. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)

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U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders delivers the commencement address to Champlain Valley Union High School students Friday, June 16, 2017, at Patrick gymnasium on the University of Vermont campus in Burlington, Vt. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)

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In this image from Senate Television video, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., pauses as he speaks Wednesday, June 14, 2017, on the Senate floor at the Capitol in Washington, about the shooting at the Republican congressional baseball practice. Sanders says the man authorities identified as opening fire on the practice had apparently volunteered on his presidential campaign. Sanders says in a statement: "I am sickened by this despicable act." (Senate Television via AP)

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Illustration on Bernie Sanders' as a priest of the god of government by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, left, and Rob Quist wave to the crowd after the conclusion of Sanders' speech on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at the Adams Center on the University of Montana campus, in Missoula, Mont. (Tommy Martino /The Missoulian via AP)

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A local resident holds a sign as he listens to Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speak at a rally for Omaha Democratic mayoral candidate Heath Mello, Thursday, April 20, 2017, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a rally for Omaha Democratic mayoral candidate Heath Mello, Thursday, April 20, 2017, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders acknowledges the crowd following his speech at the Louisville Palace, Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Louisville, Ky. Sanders told a boisterous crowd Tuesday night in Louisville that Trump has reneged on his promises to working-class voters. He said Democrats should reach out to disillusioned Trump supporters as the out-of-power party tries to recover from last year's election losses. (Sam Upshaw Jr./The Courier-Journal via AP)

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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2016, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. speaks at a rally on Capitol Hill in Washington. Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders gained roars of approval from a friendly crowd on Monday, April 17, 2017, as he called for a radical transformation of the Democratic Party into a grassroots movement founded on the tenets of his unsuccessful Democratic presidential campaign: fighting against the billionaire class and rigged economic and political systems. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2017 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, right and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders wave at the audience as they arrive onstage at an event at LaGuardia Community College, in New York for the announcement of Cuomo's proposal for free tuition at state colleges. Democrats still smarting from Hillary Clinton's presidential loss are already looking for a new standard bearer for 2020. And some observers say Cuomo is already acting like it, increasingly positioning himself with party leaders, aiming his message at middle-class angst and touting measures such as free tuition as an example of the kind of big ideas he can accomplish. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

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FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. gestures during a television interview on Capitol Hill in Washington. House Republicans’ health care bill provides massive tax cuts to the wealthy while increasing taxes for many lower income families, adding to America’s big income gap between the rich and everyone else. “This is a massive transfer of wealth from working families to the very richest people in this country,” said Sanders. “In this case, all the people will be forced to pay more for health insurance while billionaires get a tax break.” (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

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U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders talks to some of the 250 people who turned out for a Town Hall meeting about rural poverty in Welch, W.Va., Sunday, March 12, 2017. Following the Town Hall meeting in one of West Virginia's poorest counties Vermont U.S. Sen. Sanders says the Senate can defeat the House Republican proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act with a version he says would provide enormous tax breaks to the wealthiest Americans. (AP Photo/S.M. Christman)

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Sen. Bernard Sanders, a Vermont independent who has not ruled out another run for the presidency in 2020, remains one of the hottest draws for Democrats. He jumped at the chance to headline the Kansas Democratic Party's annual dinner this weekend. (Associated Press)

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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2017 file photo, Sen. Bernard Sanders, I-Vt. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Former Vice President Joe Biden is backing Tom Perez to head the Democratic National Committee, Sanders is supporting Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

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Senate Budget Committee Chairman Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo. listens at right as the committee's ranking Member, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, during the committee's confirmation hearing for Budget Director-designate Rep. Mick Mulvaney's, R-S.C. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Senate Environment and Public Works Committee member Sen. Bernard Sanders, I-Vt. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, during the confirmation hearing for Human Services Secretary-designate, Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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FILE - In this May 26, 2015 file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., formally announces in Burlington, Vt., that he he will seek the Democratic nomination for president while his grandson, Dylan Driscoll, 3, lays in the shade by the stage. Sanders' strength in the primaries was chosen 2016's top state story in a poll of journalists at Associated Press member newspapers and broadcasters in Vermont. (AP Photo/Andy Duback, File)

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"It is such an honor to be also running in alliance with the Bernie Sanders movement," Jill Stein said to thunderous applause at the Green Party Presidential Nominating Convention in Houston. "We are Bernie Green!" (Associated Press)