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Proposal to tax bailout bonuses draws scrutiny

White House is cool to bill; Could violate constitution

Jared Bernstein, Vice President Joe Biden’s economic adviser, says House bill may be 'dangerous way to go.' Jared Bernstein, Vice President Joe Biden’s economic adviser, says House bill may be "dangerous way to go."
By Farah Stockman
Globe Staff / March 23, 2009

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WASHINGTON - Days after President Obama pledged to explore "every single legal avenue" to recover $165 million in bonuses paid to executives at bailed-out insurance company AIG, administration officials yesterday shied away from an effort in Congress to heavily tax the bonuses. (Full article: 892 words)

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