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Tax Cuts

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Tax Cuts

Tax Cuts

Tax Cuts

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Guests: Brian Naylor NPR's Congressional Correspondent Daniel Mitchell Tax Economist, Heritage Foundation Robert McIntyre Director, Citizens for Tax Justice, non-profit research and advocacy group focusing on federal, state and local tax policy Over the next decade, America's federal budget surplus is expected to run into the trillions; the new surplus projections have given Republicans on the hill a renewed energy in their push for tax cuts. Right now attention is focused on two big tax-cutting bills, aimed at reducing estate taxes and eliminating the so-called 'marriage penalty.' Join Juan Williams and guests for a look at the tax cut debates.

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