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Saturday, January 31, 2009

Another Democrat Tax Cheat

Gotta love those Democrats. There's a good reason why they don't mind raising taxes -- they don't plan on paying them.

AP reports:

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Sen. Tom Daschle, picked by President Barack Obama to lead the administration's health reform efforts, recently filed amended tax returns to report $128,203 in unpaid taxes and $11,964 in interest, according to a Senate document obtained by The Associated Press.

The White House acknowledged Friday that "some tax issues" had emerged in connection with the nomination, but a spokesman said the president is confident the former Senate Democratic leader will be confirmed as the new health secretary.

Read the whole thing here.