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Biden Stops Playing It Safe

The former vice president goes on the offensive against the rivals to his left.
Source: Brian Snyder / Reuters

If Joe Biden revives his flagging presidential campaign, journalists may record that the revival began this weekend in New Hampshire.

In a , Biden finally did what he needed to do weeks ago: He attacked his rivals on health care. He defended the Affordable Care Act, and argued that Democrats should build on it—presumably with some form of public option—rather than embrace a Medicare for All system that bans private insurance. He went after Bernie Sanders by name. “Bernie’s been very honest about it,”

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