Business Candidates talk about health care, child care in Iowa

Candidates talk about health care, child care in Iowa


In their final debate before the Iowa committees, six candidates competing for the presidential nomination of the Democratic Party gave an idea of ​​the policies that would directly affect the finances of American families.

Pocket problems were far from being the only issue of the CNN / Des Moines Record the presidential debate on Tuesday night in Des Moines, the last time the Democratic contenders will face each other before the February 3 meeting in Iowa.

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Still, a good part of the debate, which also included former Vice President Joe Biden; South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg; Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar; and political activist Tom Steyer, focused on medical care, university affordability and other issues that weigh heavily on the family budget.

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Democrats debate the Iowa Medicare Affordable Care Act in Iowa

Candidates discussed the merits of a Medicare for all program compared to the Low Price Health Care Act.

Sanders said that one way to pay for his Medicare For All plan would be to impose "a 4% income tax, exempting the first $ 29,000, so the average US family that earns $ 60,000 today would pay $ 1,200 a year in comparison with the family that pays $ 12,000 a year & # 39; & # 39 ;.


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