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President Obama cites Ronald Reagan in support of the Buffett Rule

President Barack Obama invoked Republican icon Ronald Reagan Wednesday in a bid to gain support for his Buffett Rule, saying he'd change the name to the "Reagan Rule" if it meant gaining GOP support. Obama argued that Reagan would've supported...
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Would Reagan Support the Buffett Rule?

Politics / US Politics : Taegan Goddard's Political Wire (3 years ago)

A video from the wayback machine suggests Ronald Reagan would have backed the same tax proposal President Obama supports -- that the Warren Buffetts of the world don't pay a lower effective tax rate (due to investment income) than t... Read Post

Obama, facing resurgent Republicans, reaches for Reagan bio

Politics / US Politics : Front Row Washington (4 years ago)

President Barack Obama, facing a divided Congress when he returns to Washington from vacation in early January, has invoked Republican hero Ronald Reagan during his own presidency to muster bipartisan support. Read Post

Obama: Let?s Call Tax Plan the ‘Reagan Rule’

Politics / US Politics : Washington Wire (3 years ago)

President Barack Obama trod new ground in invoking Republican Party icon Ronald Reagan to pitch his proposal to raise taxes on the wealthy. Mr. Obama puckishly offered Wednesday to rename his proposal, currently called the ?Buffett ... Read Post


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