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Bush Plan Stirs Debate on Taxes, Class Politics

President Bush's tax-cut plan revives debate about the fairness of the nation's tax system. By eliminating tax on stock dividends, the plan would give big savings to the wealthy. But supporters say an across-the-board cut would not be fair to those who are taxed at a higher percentage rate. NPR's Kathleen Schalch reports.

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Kathleen Schalch
Kathleen Schalch is a general assignment reporter on NPR's national desk. Her coverage can be heard on NPR's award-winning newsmagazines Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.