Adding to the deficit
Analyses show that President Obama's target of reducing the deficit to about 3 percent of the GDP by 2015 could largely be met by letting the Bush-era tax cuts expire at the end of the year.
SOURCES: Alan J. Auerbach, Department of Economics, University of California at Berkeley; William G. Gale, Brookings Institution | The Washington Post - Sept. 21, 2010
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