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Nov
19

Thune Thinks Obama’s Tax Plan Won’t Do What It Intends

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Increasing taxes has become the focal point of debate in the early days of the lame duck Congressional session.  President Obama is using his re-election as a call for increasing taxes on those making two hundred fifty thousand dollars a year or more, as a way to cut the federal deficit.  South Dakota Senator John Thune says he doesn’t think higher taxes will do what the President intends…  

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Thune says they can’t talk about tax increases without also talking about federal spending on Social Security, Medicare and other federal entitlements…  

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Thune says he doesn’t think voters endorsed higher taxes as the only way to cut the deficit…

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