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How Realistic Are the Candidates’ Tax Plans?

Apr 11, 2016 | 9 videos
Video by The Atlantic

Republicans want to cut taxes, Democrats want to raise them: this has been the prevailing logic around the two parties’ stances for decades. But what are the specifics of the 2016 candidates’ plans? The Atlantic’s Caty Green sat down with senior associate editor Russell Berman to discuss just how practical the proposals are on both sides.

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Authors: Daniel Lombroso, Catherine Green

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Videos covering Election 2016 from The Atlantic's politics and policy team