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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 17, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Charleston, South Carolina: Jan Crawford) An acknowledgement from Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney about his level of income taxes featured; income tax rate statistics cited. [ROMNEY - says it is close to the 15 percent because it is investment income; says he gets little in speaking fees.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) The tax rate paid by President Obama noted.

(Studio: Scott Pelley; Columbia, South Carolina: John Dickerson) The reaction of ordinary voters to the income tax rate and capital gains issue and how it would play in the general election reviewed and discussed.

Pelley, Scott;
Crawford, Jan;
Dickerson, John

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