Obama’s $3 trillion deficit plan is half tax hikes

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September 18, 2011
CBS News    
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"Drawing a bright line with congressional Republicans, President Barack Obama is proposing $1.5 trillion in new tax revenue as part of his long-term deficit reduction plan, according to senior administration officials. The president on Monday will announce a proposal that includes the new taxes, nearly $250 billion in reductions in Medicare spending, $330 billion in cuts in other mandatory benefit programs, and savings of $1 trillion from the withdrawal of troops from Iraq and Afghanistan." (09/18/11)

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/09/18/politics/main20108029.shtml  

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