Top GOP Rep Wants 'More Pain' For Middle Class, While Preserving Tax Cuts For The Rich

From ThinkProgress Tue Dec 4 2012, 14:08:31

Throughout the fiscal cliff negotiations Republicans have insisted on preserving tax cuts for the richest 2 percent of Americans, but have dogmatically opposed maintaing a payroll tax holiday that disproportionately benefits the middle class. Payroll taxes fall harder on those lower down the income ladder and economists believe that allowing 2011′s 2-percent decrease to expire [...]

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