From US News and World Report:
"Teddy Has a Future in TV Politics
Did you catch the recent live episode of The West Wing in which the Jimmy Smits character--presidential candidate Rep. Matt Santos--advocated Medicare for all? Well, that position isn't a crazy, made-up Hollywood scheme. It is exactly what Sen. Edward M. Kennedy proposed in January. Says Kennedy spokeswoman Laura Capps: "Kennedy's vision is the winning platform--for America and for the coveted 9 p.m. viewing demographic." She even offered a campaign slogan: "Medicare for All! Santos-Kennedy.""