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S.2059 Paying a Fair Share Act of 2012, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Feb 01, 2012 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

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    • Q+A: The "Buffett Rule," a minimum tax on the rich | Xtax - April 17, 2012 by kentp - (Senate Bill: S. 2059: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c112:S.2059:). WHAT IS THE RULE SUPPOSED TO DO? The White House on Tuesday said the Buffett Rule was being proposed “as a basic rule of tax fairness” and ...

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      As noted by kentp on April 17, 2012, "(Senate Bill: S. 2059: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c112:S.2059:). WHAT IS THE RULE SUPPOSED TO DO? The White House on Tuesday said the Buffett Rule was being proposed “as a basic rule of tax fairness” and ..." (/url?q=http://xtax.com/2012/04/qa-the-buffett-rule-a-minimum-tax-on-the-rich/&sa=U&ei=71KVT87hCKSi2wW9rOGPBQ&ved=0CEAQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNHXowpcdbTm0UOJATTPFy1orPtEpg)
    • Q+A: The “Buffett Rule,” a minimum tax on the rich - April 17, 2012 by Gay Today - (Senate Bill: S. 2059: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c112:S.2059:). WHAT IS THE RULE SUPPOSED TO DO? The White House on Tuesday said the Buffett Rule was being proposed “as a basic rule of tax fairness” and ...

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      As noted by Gay Today on April 17, 2012, "(Senate Bill: S. 2059: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c112:S.2059:). WHAT IS THE RULE SUPPOSED TO DO? The White House on Tuesday said the Buffett Rule was being proposed “as a basic rule of tax fairness” and ..." (/url?q=http://gaytoday.com/index.php/2012/04/16/qa-the-buffett-rule-a-minimum-tax-on-the-rich/&sa=U&ei=WUWRT-m6G-OO2wWRh8TkBA&ved=0CEcQmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNFRXz3ctDc8Glnqf642Z8LuuriGQg)
    • Q+A: The “Buffett Rule,” a minimum tax on the rich - April 17, 2012 by Gay Today - (Senate Bill: S. 2059: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c112:S.2059:). WHAT IS THE RULE SUPPOSED TO DO? The White House on Tuesday said the Buffett Rule was being proposed “as a basic rule of tax fairness” and ...

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      As noted by Gay Today on April 17, 2012, "(Senate Bill: S. 2059: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c112:S.2059:). WHAT IS THE RULE SUPPOSED TO DO? The White House on Tuesday said the Buffett Rule was being proposed “as a basic rule of tax fairness” and ..." (/url?q=http://gaytoday.com/index.php/2012/04/16/qa-the-buffett-rule-a-minimum-tax-on-the-rich/&sa=U&ei=MAWQT_mfCYni2AW17pn0BA&ved=0CEcQmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNFI0LsBsyM4kIgr5qZZuWfSca92mw)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Swanger claims victory in 102nd - April 25, 2012 by Daily News - With all precincts reporting, Swanger garnered 4,271 votes, more than double Joe Eisenhauer's 2,059 votes and Tom A. Hawk's 1,131 votes. In the Democratic primary for the 15th U.S. Congressional District, Rick Daugherty leads Eaton Jackson ...

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      As noted by Daily News on April 25, 2012, "With all precincts reporting, Swanger garnered 4,271 votes, more than double Joe Eisenhauer's 2,059 votes and Tom A. Hawk's 1,131 votes. In the Democratic primary for the 15th U.S. Congressional District, Rick Daugherty leads Eaton Jackson ..." (http://www.ldnews.com/ci_20471376/polls-are-now-closed)
    • Swanger claims victory in 102nd - April 24, 2012 by Daily News - With all precincts reporting, Swanger garnered 4,271 votes, more than double Joe Eisenhauer's 2,059 votes and Tom A. Hawk's 1,131 votes. In the Democratic primary for the 15th U.S. Congressional District, Rick Daugherty leads Eaton Jackson ...

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      As noted by Daily News on April 24, 2012, "With all precincts reporting, Swanger garnered 4,271 votes, more than double Joe Eisenhauer's 2,059 votes and Tom A. Hawk's 1,131 votes. In the Democratic primary for the 15th U.S. Congressional District, Rick Daugherty leads Eaton Jackson ..." (http://www.ldnews.com/ci_20471376/polls-are-now-closed?source=most_viewed)
    • What's Really at Stake as 'Buffett Rule' Nears Senate Vote - April 16, 2012 by Moneynews (blog) - President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats are laying a political trap for Republicans to be sprung on Monday when the U. S. Senate is slated to vote on the proposed "Buffett Rule," which would slap a minimum tax on the highest-income ...

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      As noted by Moneynews (blog) on April 16, 2012, "President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats are laying a political trap for Republicans to be sprung on Monday when the U. S. Senate is slated to vote on the proposed "Buffett Rule," which would slap a minimum tax on the highest-income ..." (http://www.moneynews.com/FinanceNews/Buffett-Rule-Senate-Vote/2012/04/16/id/435987)
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