Boehner: I'll Tax the Rich —if Obama Budges Too

House speaker concedes on taxes for the first time

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 16, 2012 4:16 PM CST

(Newser) – John Boehner inched toward President Obama's position in fiscal cliff talks by offering to increase taxes on the richest Americans—his first concession on marginal tax rates. That would affect at least those earning $1 million or more, sources tell Politico. In return Boehner...   Read full story »


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