Paulsen calls Phillips a "hypocrite" on health care for not providing health care to his Penny's Coffee employees; Phillips immediately refutes that, saying every full-time employee got health care.
Phillips: We are the only "developed nation" choosing not to provide health care to all citizens.
Paulsen: Medicare reforms are necessary, but not a Medicare buy-in. Wants to reward doctors for good outcomes #MN03
Paulsen: Congress needs to preserve Medicare and Social Security for those who need it.
Paulsen says health savings accounts should be a solution for people to pay high deductibles; Phillips says HSAs are good, but for "people of means" and not those with lower incomes.
Phillips: Congress has done "almost nothing" to make the U.S. safer from gun violence during Paulsen's tenure
Audience question: Do you believe humans are causing climate change?
Phillips says he believes "in science" and calls climate change a grave challenge. He wants a carbon fee and dividend program, which attaches a price to carbon and makes emitters pay, with the money going to taxpayers.
We went from talking about climate change and have wound up back on the subject of TV ads.
Paulsen is being critical of Phillips for the PAC-funded ads running on his behalf while Phillips touts that he doesn't take money from PACs.
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