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Taxing the wealthiest

Those in the top tax bracket have seen their rates decrease significantly since the early 1960s, while the top 1 percent of earners are taking home a higher share of the nation's income.

Those in the top tax bracket have seen their rates decrease significantly since the early 1960s, while the top 1 percent of earners are taking home a higher share of the nation's income.

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In push to let Bush tax cuts expire, Democrats to focus on narrowing income gap
Article | A solid core of Democratic lawmakers says it will urge party leaders to seize a rare opportunity to reverse three decades of rising income inequality by resisting any effort to extend the cuts for the richest 2 percent of households.
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Income gap hangs over tax debate
Article | For months, President Obama has stressed the budgetary rewards of eliminating tax breaks for the wealthy. But many Democrats see a more fundamental reason to let the Bush-era tax cuts expire in January: narrowing the growing divide between the rich and everyone else.

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