Obama gets adamant: the wealthy must pay higher taxes

By The Christian Science Monitor
Sunday, December 9, 2012 10:14 EDT
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Obama and Boehner via AFP
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Why Obama insists on higher tax rates for the wealthy

As the “fiscal cliff” draws ever-closer, President Obama has grown increasingly adamant that the wealthy pay higher tax rates, not just kick in more revenue.  It’s the president’s one nonnegotiable: The wealthiest taxpayers must see their marginal rates rise, while everyone else’s remain…

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