Reid Proposes Surtax | Talking Points Memo

As we reported last night, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) proposed a 5% surtax on those earning over $1 million per year in order to pay for President Obama’s American Jobs Act. The proposal would raise $445 billion over 10 years, sufficient to cover the proposed spending in the president’s jobs plan.

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