How Would Medicare For All Affect Seniors?

How Would Medicare For All Affect Seniors?

>> well, it would affect seniors in a number of ways.

the cost of pharma drugs, for example, would go way down, and for those seniors who want to go out and buy health insurance on their own, they'd have more options.

>> reporter: but the plan is expensive, $32 trillion.

so how is the democratic socialist going to pay for it?

he told abc's tom llamas during an interview for "this week" that he believes the american people are ready to make a major investment in the country's future.

>> you're saying raising taxes on the wealthy?

>> yes, raising taxes on the wealthy.

>> reporter: but wall street is not the only target.

>> reporter: but wall street is not the only target.

>> i believe that we should look at the tax rate for the wealthiest in america, the top.

. >> reporter: democratic socialist bernie sanders is riding high. last week he won a stunning upset in the michigan primary and is showing no sign of slowing down. >> i think he's going to win. >> reporter: but the most recent polls show that hillary clinton is the favorite in pennsylvania and california. >> i am ahead in pennsylvania, and i'm very excited about that. >> reporter: trump is also ahead in california. >> california is a state that is an embarrassment. it's an embarrassment. >> reporter: as for the republican race, marco...

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>> reporter: bernie sanders was asked about the controversy on "face the nation.

" >> he said you are hurting the party.

is he right?

>> i think the party is going to have to come together, and i tend to agree with president clinton.

i think what we need to be focusing on as democrats is to make certain that hillary clinton is the next president of the united states and not donald trump.

>> reporter: sanders and clinton met in south carolina a week ago, but there is no word on another face-to-face.

the democratic race is tightening.

bernie sanders is gaining ground on hillary clinton in iowa and new hampshire.

clinton still has a big lead in south carolina, but the most recent poll shows her lead has shrunk.

>> i'm not going to sit here and tell you that i'm going to win every state.

i'm not going to sit here and tell you i'm going to win every event.

>> reporter: on the republican side, donald trump is trying to portray himself as a loving husband.

he told abc's george stephanopoulos that he has never done anything to hurt the feelings of his wife.

>> i don't think i ever did anything, to be honest with you.

>> reporter: trump also said he's.

>> reporter: bernie sanders was asked about the controversy on "face the nation.

" >> he said you are hurting the party.

is he right?

>> i think the party is going to have to come together, and i tend to agree with president clinton.

i think what we need to be focusing on as democrats is to make certain that hillary clinton is the next president of the united states and not donald trump.

>> reporter: sanders and clinton met in south carolina a week ago, but there is no word on.

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" >> reporter: sanders has a new political ad that shows him riding in a boat.

he waves at seagulls and talks about his plan for free college tuition.

>> i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message.

>> reporter: clinton, on the other hand, is trying to paint a more serious picture of herself.

>> i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.

>> reporter: the democratic candidates are battling in iowa.

the last poll has clinton ahead of sanders by eight points.

a new ad from clinton features an endorsement from nancy pelosi.

>> do we stay with the status quo?

or do we go forward with somebody who will really move us forward?

>> reporter: on the republican side, trump has a one-point lead over cruz in iowa according to a new poll.

trump says ted cruz may not even be eligible to run.

>> i don't know if he's eligible to run for president.

let's assume he is.

but i don't know if he's eligible to run as a republican.

>> reporter: trump's new attack comes as cruz has been rising in the polls.

trump has more endorsements than any other candidate, including an endorsement from the national rifle association.

ted cruz is campaigning in iowa.

." >> reporter: sanders has a new political ad that shows him riding in a boat. he waves at seagulls and talks about his plan for free college tuition. >> i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. >> reporter: clinton, on the other hand, is trying to paint a more serious picture of herself. >> i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. >> reporter: the democratic candidates are battling in iowa. the last poll has clinton ahead of sanders by eight...

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