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Economy: Taxing the Rich #1007226

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 19, 2011
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The political battle over taxes introduced; poll findings cited.

(Studio: Norah O’Donnell) President Obama’s call for raising taxes on the wealthy featured; details given about his other proposals for deficit reduction, including a troop drawdown, spending cuts and tax reform, and about the “Buffett rule” on taxes. [OBAMA – says it’s right that we ask everyone to pay their fair share; denies it is class warfare.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) The reaction of Republicans and Democrats to Obama’s plan featured. [In Cincinnati, Speaker of the House John BOEHNER – speaks against class warfare.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley, Norah O’Donnell; Capitol: Nancy Cordes) The prospects for compromise discussed. [OBAMA – criticizes Boehner’s stand as not smart and not right.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) An AP poll on millionaire expectations cited.

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
O’Donnell, Norah;
Cordes, Nancy;
Norah, Scott Pelley,
Duration:
00:05:10

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