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Mitt Romney

CEO Mitt Romney Leaves Workers Behind

Cutting Public Jobs and the Middle Class’s Safety Net

The Romney-Ryan budget would gut dozens of essential public services and eliminate positions that provide critical protections to middle-class families, such as education, health care and workplace safety. (WSJ.com, 8/13/12)

Crippling Services by Attacking Public Employees’ Rights

Romney and Ryan supported efforts in states like Ohio and Wisconsin to strip public employees of the right to collectively bargain. (The New York Times, 10/26/11; Twitter, 2/18/11; WKOW.com, 6/5/12)

Raising Taxes on the Middle Class, Cutting Taxes for Millionaires

The Romney-Ryan plan would give millionaires an average annual tax cut of $187,000. It would be paid for by raising taxes on middleclass families by $2,000. (Citizens for Tax Justice, 3/22/12; Center for American Progress, 4/5/11; Tax Policy Center, 8/1/12)

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