Senate Republicans

GOP Tax Plan Would Scrap ‘Individual Mandate’ and Raise Premiums

November 16, 2017

Senate Republicans’ tax reform proposal and their plans to repeal the individual mandate are the “same sort of cynicism,” says economist Dean Baker

Health Care

September 21, 2017
As Republicans attempt a last-ditch repeal of Obamacare, Democrats have joined them to overwhelmingly pass massive spending on the military and war. We speak to economist Dean Baker

TRNN Debate: What’s The Best Route to Single-Payer?

July 26, 2017

As Senate Republicans renew their effort to strip millions of health insurance and President Trump threatens to “let Obamacare fail,” Dr. Bill Bronston of Physicians for a National Health Program and economist Dean Baker debate the best path forward for universal healthcare

‘No Compromise on Health Care’: Michael Lighty of National Nurses United

July 13, 2017

With Senate Republicans dithering over the new version of the Health Care Bill, Michael Lighty of the National Nurses United says Democrats should offer no compromises and progressives should fight for single payer