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Politics: Tax Cut Bill / A Discussion #982610

CNN Evening News for Monday, Dec 13, 2010
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The double talk by politicians on the tax cut deal introduced. [President OBAMA - urges the House to act quickly on the matter to protect middle class families.] [In 2008, several times, OBAMA - promises to roll back tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans.] [Senator John McCAIN - comments on the tax issue.] [In 2000, 2002, several times, McCAIN - questions tax cuts for the wealthy.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion held with Erick Erickson, Democratic strategist James Carville and Democratic pollster Cornell Belcher about the politics of the tax cut. [CARVILLE, ERICKSON, BELCHER - offer analyses of this tax bill and the cost over time for the deficit; bicker over the economy under former Presidents Bush and Clinton.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The facts on job gains and economic growth figures under Bush vs. Clinton summed up.

Cooper, Anderson

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