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President-elect Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos, his pick for education secretary, pose for photographs at Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, N.J., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
President-elect Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos, his pick for education secretary, pose for photographs at Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, N.J., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
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President-elect Donald Trump's pick for education secretary is a committed proponent of school vouchers. Meanwhile, House Speaker Paul Ryan's long-held wish to create something like a voucher system for Medicare looks closer to reality with Republicans dominating both chambers.

The Atlantic's Derek Thompson (@DKThomp) discusses what it all means with Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti.

This segment aired on November 28, 2016.

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