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  • Romney: Taxes on the Wealthy Are So High I Paid Extra
    Mitt Romney says that tax rates are too high—so high that he wants to cut them. So why did he deliberately avoid deducting charitable contributions in his 2011 tax return in order to pay a higher effective tax rate? Yet Romney just opted to shovel more ...
    09/21/2012 - 7:50 am | View Link
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  • Mitt Romney says 47 percent of Americans pay no income tax ...
    Mitt Romney told wealthy donors gathered at a high-dollar campaign fundraiser that there’s a group of voters he believes he can never win over: people who pay no taxes. Video of Romney speaking at the event, held in Boca Raton, Fla., was leaked to the liberal magazine Mother Jones on Sept. 17, 2012, stirring up controversy in the heated presidential race.
    05/16/2017 - 7:56 pm | View Website
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    01/8/2015 - 11:51 pm | View Website
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    10/22/2012 - 3:39 pm | View Website
  • Can Romney Cut Taxes for the Rich Without Reducing Their ...
    President Obama says Governor Romney will cut taxes for high-income households by $250,000. Romney counters that under his plan, the rich will pay the same...
    10/10/2012 - 7:57 pm | View Website
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