“If you like your private plan, you can keep it.”
— a statement made in a video ad released by the Pete Buttigieg for President campaign on Feb. 21, in advance of the South Carolina primary.
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This story can be republished for free (details). As the Democratic presidential campaign moves to the battleground of South Carolina this weekend, candidate Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is highlighting his health plan as he seeks to slow the momentum of the front-runner, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.
In a video ad airing across the state, Buttigieg argues that his health plan — called “Medicare for All Who