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Romney's tax plan
Presidential candidate Mitt Romney and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie campaign in central Ohio
by WKSU's STATEHOUSE CORRESPONDENT JO INGLES


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Presidential candidate Mitt Romney says Ohioans can't afford four more years of the Obama administration. Earlier today, Romney told a group of supporters in Delaware that his tax plan would help middle income Ohioans.

Romney on his tax plan

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My plan does this—there’ll be no tax on interest, dividends, or capital gains for middle income families in America. That means you’re going to can money; don’t have to worry about the government trying to make you to fill out forms, to figure out how much interest you got from the bank or if you have a mutual fund, what a capital gain was from the mutual fund. We’ll simplify your taxes and make them lower for the middle class. My commitment is this… my tax plan is this… we will not raise taxes on the American people, we’ll lower them.


Earlier today, Ohio Democratic Party Chris Redfern said Romney is lying about his tax plan. Redfern says Romney would have to raise taxes on the middle class in order to offer the tax cut he's been proposing.

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