Reiterating her support for universal healthcare coverage, Democratic presidential hopeful Carol Moseley Braun told a crowd in New Hampshire that her plan would solve the problems of the country's manufacturing sector. Braun, who has released few details about her overall healthcare strategy, has stated she supports universal coverage paid for by the federal government through income taxes, rather than a payroll tax, and administered by private insurance companies. Braun argued that financing health insurance through income taxes would lessen the burden on employers, including manufacturers. Payroll taxes raise consumer prices, causing more Americans to purchase foreign goods, she said. -- by Tony Fong
Braun reiterates support for universal coverage
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