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Tax fight!

President Obama will call for a one-year extension of the Bush-era tax cuts for people making up to $250,000 a year, putting him at odds with Republicans who want to cut taxes for the very rich and some in his own party.

 

Paul Krugman writes about Mitt Romney’s financial ‘gray areas’ and asks the following question: “Has there ever before been a major presidential candidate who had a multimillion-dollar Swiss bank account, plus tens of millions invested in the Cayman Islands, famed as a tax haven?” Surrogates for President Obama are hoping attacks on that Swiss bank account do damage.

 

President Obama holds a slim lead over Mitt Romney in 12 battleground states, according to new polling from Gallup and USA Today.

 

With friends like these: House Speaker John Boehner said he can’t make people fall in love with Mitt Romney and that he has some family, friends and Mormons that will vote for him. But most of all, Boehner says people who vote for Romney are really voting against President Obama.

 

Bill Kristol says Mitt Romney should be worried.

 

Could New York governor Andrew Cuomo challenge for the presidency in the near future? His father likes his chances.

 

And Rep. Barney Frank of Massachusetts ties the knot.

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