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Reid: Republicans Allow Millionaires To Keep Gaming The System While Middle Class Picks Up The Tab

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today on Senate Republicans rejecting the Paying a Fair Share Act. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Yesterday Senate Republicans once again rejected the idea that millionaires and billionaires should contribute their fair share to help this country prosper. Republicans sent…

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Reid Statement On Republicans Blocking The Buffett Rule

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after Senate Republicans blocked the Paying a Fair Share Act, which would have required taxpayers earning over $1 million a year to pay a 30 percent tax rate. “Today Senate Republicans again put millionaires ahead of the middle class. Currently, most hedge fund managers pay a…

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Reid: Buffett Rule Would Restore Fairness To Our Tax Code

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding the Paying a Fair Share Act. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: As millions of Americans prepare to file income tax returns, the Senate will consider the basic fairness of our country’s tax system. Today the wealthiest one percent…

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Reid: Republicans Should Stop Rooting For Economy To Fail, Start Working With Democrats To Create Jobs

75 Percent of Americans Support Democrats’ Plan to Put Teachers, First Responders Back to Work and Ask Millionaires to Pay Their Fair Share Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding overwhelming public support – even among Republicans – for Democrats’ plan to put 400,000 teachers,…

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Americans Across The Spectrum Agree It Is Time For Millionaires To Pay Their Fair Share

AMERICA: CBS News Poll:  64 percent of Americans support raising taxes on millionaires. [CBS News, 10/3/11] CNN Poll: 63 percent of Americans support raising taxes on millionaires. [CNN, 9/19/11] INDEPENDENTS: ABC News Washington Post Poll:  75 percent of independents support raising taxes millionaires. [ABC News/Washington Post, 10/5/11] CBS News Poll: 65 percent of independents support…

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