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Representative David "Dave" Camp, a Republican from Michigan and chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, during a news conference on a proposed restructuring the U.S. tax code in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 26, 2014.

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Representative David "Dave" Camp, a Republican from Michigan and chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, during a news conference on a proposed restructuring the U.S. tax code in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 26, 2014.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 25%

Corporations would see their top tax rate reduced to 25 percent from 35 percent under a tax-code overhaul by the top Republican tax-writer. “The 979-page plan from Representative Dave Camp would mark the most significant changes to the U.S. tax...

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Speaker of the House John Boehner winces while talking to a reporter on the way to a closed-door meeting with House Republicans as he negotiates with President Obama to avert the fiscal cliff, at the Capitol on Dec. 18, 2012.

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Speaker of the House John Boehner winces while talking to a reporter on the way to a closed-door meeting with House Republicans as he negotiates with President Obama to avert the fiscal cliff, at the Capitol on Dec. 18, 2012.

Washington Daybook: Blame Game

President Barack Obama continues to enjoy the upper hand in talks with House Speaker John Boehner over avoiding the fiscal cliff as polls show Republicans would take more of the blame if the negotiations fail. Obama breaks about even on...

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