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Researchers Withdraw Tax Report After GOP Complains

It suggested cutting top tax rate doesn't help economy

(Newser) - The nonpartisan Congressional Research Service released a report in September suggesting that cutting the top tax rate didn't aid economic growth; now, amid concerns from Senate Republicans, it has withdrawn the report. The move has sparked anger among Democrats. "They didn’t like a report, and instead of... More »

Bill's Bills Cost US a Record $8M

Clinton costs twice as much as Carter

(Newser) - Bill Clinton is costing taxpayers significantly more in publicly funded perks than the two other surviving former presidents, reports Politico. From 2001 through the end of this year, $8 million will be spent on Bill Clinton, compared with $5.5 million for George H. W. Bush and $4 million for... More »

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