Public Backs Obama Tax-Rate Hike Demand Tied to Entitlement Cuts

Public Backs Obama Tax-Rate Hike Demand Tied to Entitlement Cuts

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A majority of Americans say President Obama is right to demand that tax-rate increases for the highest earners be a precondition for any budget deal that cuts U.S. entitlement programs, according to a Bloomberg National Poll.