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Top 5 Charts on the Bush Tax Cuts

On the tenth anniversary of the 2001 tax-cut law, we’ve assembled five charts that show how the tax cuts have affected the deficit, the economy, and people’s incomes — and why letting them expire on schedule should be front and center during deficit-reduction negotiations.

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Economic Downturn and Legacy of Bush Policies Drive Record Deficits

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Vice President for Federal Tax Policy