Here’s where 2020 Democratic candidates stand on five key issues

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, left, and former Vice President Joe Biden.
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The Democrats vying to take on President Trump agree on many prescriptions for the country’s problems, including undoing many of Trump’s policies. But on a wide range of issues, their ideas diverge in ways large and small.

Medicare for all” has been a flashpoint for the Democratic Party’s competing factions, bringing heated exchanges on debate stages and accusations of naivete and foot-dragging. The candidates have also differed to one degree or another on immigration policy, how to tackle climate change and gun violence, and how to solve persistent homelessness.

Follow the links to find out where former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders stand on five of the issues important to Californians:


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