After former Vice President
Lesser-known moderate candidates are seizing the moment too.
Like Biden, Bennet supports a public option for health insurance -- a plan Bennet has dubbed "Medicare-X."
Warren said in her policy proposal that she would soon unveil a plan for transitioning to single-payer health insurance.
In a statement, the
Single-payer advocates say it is exciting to see a once-fringe idea become a defining question in the Democratic primary.
"Serious economists and serious policy analysts are looking at how you would implement Medicare for All in this country," Barlow said. "That's a sea change in the conversation from just a few years ago."
Warren out front in new
Warren is still very much a front-runner, which might be why she is such an appealing target for other candidates.
A poll of Iowans conducted by
Stirrings from the Trump campaign
But behind the scenes, the campaign has been more active.
The volunteering, she said, is as much about building a social infrastructure as it is about training campaign volunteers.
On Friday, a pizza-fueled phone banking session ended with the 15-odd volunteers watching a Trump rally together.
A Wednesday "Women for Trump" training in
"Everyone likes the social aspect," McLaughlin said.
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