A number of Democratic candidates in tight races have attacked Republican opponents who have voiced support for a proposal to replace federal income taxes with a tax on retail sales, the so-called "Fair Tax." But too often, the ads only mention half the equation -- the part about the sales tax.
By Robert Farley :: Published on Friday, October 15th, 2010 at 06:05 p.m.
Our new viewer's guide tells you what to expect from the impending avalanche of campaign ads. You'll see candidates attacked for being lobbyists and insiders pretending to be outsiders.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Monday, September 6th, 2010 at 06:00 a.m.
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