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WNYC News

Bloomberg Calls for Bold Action on Budget, End to Bush-Era Tax Cuts

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg called on the Congressional deficit-fighting "supercommittes" to take bold action on balancing the budget — claiming business leaders won't invest or rehire until they are reassured Washington is handling the deficit.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Deductions and Loopholes

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Tax revenue has become central to the deficit debate in Washington right now. Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist David Cay Johnston, Reuters columnist, and author of the forthcoming book The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use "Plain English" and Other Tricks to Rob You Blind, explains those tax deductions and so-called loopholes that are up for debate and takes your calls on which ones you think make sense and which ones don't.

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The Takeaway

Inside the President's Tax Filing

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Yesterday was the deadline to file taxes in the U.S. and in what has become a tradition, President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden released their tax returns to the public. The Takeaway's Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich  shares his findings.

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