Progressive Candidates Push for Radical Policies in Last Night's Democratic Debate

Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren (Reuters)

Night One of the Democratic debates in Detroit highlighted the internal struggle for the direction of the Democratic Party as moderates and progressives squared off.

Progressive candidates pushing for radical change met blowback from moderates urging a more cautious approach.

Senators Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., leaders of the progressive pack, boldly put forth their ambitious ideas.

Sanders defended his Medicare-for-All plan, which former Maryland Rep. John Delaney attacked.

CNN anchor and debate moderator Jake Tapper asked Sanders, "Congressman Delaney just referred to it as bad policy, and previously he's called the idea political suicide that will just get President Trump reelected. What do you say to Congressman Delaney?"

"You're wrong," Sanders responded.

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