Obama vs. McCain: Taxing and Spending

The candidates' opening salvos reveal widely different views. Obama calls current policy "the most fiscally irresponsible in our history"

They've parried over gas taxes (BusinessWeek.com, 4/15/08) and fixes for the housing crisis. Now, as the general election campaign kicks off, Senators Barack Obama and John McCain have begun to hammer away at each other's tax and spending programs.

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