AM Briefing (9/29/11): Reducing the corporate tax rate, the new global banking rules and more

Republicans and Democrats want to reduce the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 25 percent in exchange for eliminating the tax credits available, but Brookings’ Robert Pozen explains why it’ll never make it through Congress. (Washington Post)

Over at Politico’s Arena, CAP’s Daniella Gibbs Leger responds to the question, “Is Obama upsetting black supporters?” with the suggestion that it’s a figment of the media’s imagination. (Politico)

Room for Debate takes on the question: Are Global Banking Rules ‘Anti-American’? (New York Times)

The Kindle Fire and the triumph of opens source (Cato)

Mitch Daniels dares GOP candidates to be grown-ups. (National Review)

Allen McDuffee writes about politics and policy and covered think tanks for The Washington Post from 2011 to 2013. He blogs and hosts a podcast at and is currently working on a book about the influence of think tanks in Washington.


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