A recap of the first Democratic debate of the 2020 election. (Video: The Post; photo: Getty Images)
There are too many people profiteering off of the pain of people in America, from pharmaceutical companies to insurers.
What’s been missing is courage — courage in Washington to take on the [corporate] giants. … I have the courage to go after them.
Health care also has to mean that every woman can make her own decisions about her own body and has access to the care that makes that possible.
We know that not everyone is sharing in this prosperity. Donald Trump just sits in the White House and gloats about what’s going on.
We have [migrant] kids literally laying in their own snot. That is not a sign of strength. That is a sign of weakness.
You hear folks say there’s not enough money. … There’s plenty of money in this world, there’s plenty of money in this country. It’s just in the wrong hands.
I would … pursue legislation so that women are paid equal pay for equal work in this country. It’s past time that we did that.
American people deserve a president who will put your interests ahead of the rich and powerful. That’s not what we have right now.
I think we should be the party that keeps what’s working and fixes what’s broken.
It should not be an option in the United States of America for any insurance company to deny a woman coverage for their exercise of their right of choice.

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