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In Nod To Sanders, Clinton Offers New Health Care Proposal

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Hillary Clinton has a new proposal to increase federal money for community health centers.

It's one more nod to her primary rival, Bernie Sanders, who's pushed for additional dollars for what are known as federally qualified health centers. He's yet to endorse Clinton -- the presumptive Democratic presidential primary -- as the national convention nears.

Clinton's campaign says the new proposal is part of her plan to provide universal health care coverage in the United States.

She's also reaffirming her support for a public-option insurance plan and for expanding Medicaid by letting people 55 years and older opt in to the program.