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Sen. Harris throws support behind single-payer bill




California's new U.S. Senator Kamala Harris speaks during her election night watch party at The Exchange LA on Tuesday night, Nov. 8, 2016. Harris defeated opponent Rep. Loretta Sanchez during Tuesday's election.
California's new U.S. Senator Kamala Harris speaks during her election night watch party at The Exchange LA on Tuesday night, Nov. 8, 2016. Harris defeated opponent Rep. Loretta Sanchez during Tuesday's election.
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California's junior senator is joining forces with Bernie Sanders. 

At a town hall Wednesday, Senator Kamala Harris announced that she would co-sponsor a single-payer health care bill championed by the Vermont Senator.

It marks break with several of Harris' Democratic colleagues, including California's senior Senator, Dianne Feinstein. 

For more, Take Two spoke to Chad Terhune, senior correspondent for California Healthline and Kaiser Health News. 

Press the blue play button above to hear the full interview.