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Does the Democrats’ pitch for universal health care have a chance?

Does the Democrats’ pitch for universal health care have a chance?

Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: We turn now to politics, and an intense day of closed-door negotiating in Congress about DACA, the program to protect young people who were brought to this country as children without legal documentation.
Joining us to talk about those developments and more from the Capitol is reporter Yamiche Alcindor of The New York Times.
Yamiche, thank you for being with us.
You have been reporting on this. You had a story this morning in The Times saying there’s been a remarkable lack of progress on this. Where does it stand right now?
YAMICHE ALCINDOR, The New York Times: Well, lawmakers have really tied themselves up in knots trying to figure out how to proceed.
The Republicans that I have talked to have even said that this issue is now on the back burner and that they are worried that Congress is losing focus as it tries to deal with tax reform and health care.
But a meeting just wrapped up in Speaker Paul Ryan’s office, just a few fee

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