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Hillary Clinton just backed healthcare for immigrants in the U.S. illegally

Hillary Clinton just backed healthcare for immigrants in the U.S. illegally

Over the last year, California politicians have been blazing a trail many doubted the rest of the country would follow: offering free healthcare to hundreds of thousands of people in the country illegally.

But on Tuesday, presidential front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton took a stance on the contentious issue during a televised Democratic debate, boosting it onto a prominent national stage.

Clinton said she favored efforts by states such as California to extend health benefits to these immigrants.

“First of all, I want to make sure every child gets healthcare ... and I want to support states that are expanding healthcare and including undocumented children and...

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