Tax Rates And The Presidential Campaign

Tax Rates And The Presidential Campaign

President Barack Obama called for a one-year extension of the Bush-era tax cuts for those making less than $250,000. Diane and her guests discuss tax rates, sluggish growth in the U.S. economy and the 2012 presidential campaign.

President Barack Obama called for a one-year extension of the Bush-era tax cuts for those making less than $250,000. Diane and her guests discuss tax rates, sluggish growth in the U.S. economy and the 2012 presidential campaign.

Guests

Jason Furman

assistant to the president for economic policy; principal deputy director of the National Economic Council

David Wessel

economics editor, The Wall Street Journal; author "In Fed We Trust"

Chris Edwards

director, Tax Policy Studies; editor, www.DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute.

Alan S. Blinder

professor of economics and public affairs at Princeton University; former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve Board

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