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Supporters cheer Mitt Romney during a campaign rally at SeaGate Convention Centre on Sept. 26, 2012 in Toledo, Ohio.

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Supporters cheer Mitt Romney during a campaign rally at SeaGate Convention Centre on Sept. 26, 2012 in Toledo, Ohio.

Romney’s Evolving (Vague) Tax Plan

The longer the presidential campaign goes, the less specific Mitt Romney’s tax plan becomes. The Republican nominee unveiled his current plan in February, pressured by primary-season rivals to propose something more dramatic than extensions of current policies. He called for...

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David Cote, chief executive officer of Honeywell International Inc., right, talks to Alan Simpson, co-chairman of President Obama's deficit commission, left, and Erskine Bowles, fellow co-chairman of the deficit commission, in Washington.

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David Cote, chief executive officer of Honeywell International Inc., right, talks to Alan Simpson, co-chairman of President Obama's deficit commission, left, and Erskine Bowles, fellow co-chairman of the deficit commission, in Washington.

Romney Touts Simpson-Bowles — Doesn’t Totally Mean It

Republican Mitt Romney has talked before, as he did this week, about Simpson and Bowles. They were the co-chairmen of the deficit commission that President Barack Obama appointed, the co-chairmen who issued their own set of recommendations for lack of...

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