TODAY: Congressman Cedric Richmond, Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory To Hold Press Conference Call On GOP Willingness To Raise Taxes On Middle Class

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    TODAY: Congressman Cedric Richmond, Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory To Hold Press Conference Call On GOP Willingness To Raise Taxes On Middle Class

    PR Newswire

    Republicans Want to Increase Payroll Tax, Affecting Nearly 160 million American Families

    Washington, DC ? The Democratic National Committee, Congressman Cedric Richmond and Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory will hold a press call TODAY Wednesday, August 24 at 10:00AM EDT to discuss the GOP's willingness to raise taxes on the middle class and its impact on African Americans. ?

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    Last year, President Obama lowered the payroll tax, and he wants to keep that rate low?but Republicans want to raise it. ?That would result in increasing taxes on nearly 160 million American families and . ?Republicans have advocated for a tax cut for the wealthiest Americans, but they refuse to stand with middle class families who are working hard to make ends meet. ? And the Republican presidential candidates have flip-flopped on the issue. ?Now it's time they owe voters a final answer: do they agree with Congressional Republicans that the middle class should pay more taxes?

    Read more about the GOP's refusal to stand with the President and middle class families here:

    http://apne.ws/n7nByM ?

    WHO: ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?Congressman Cedric Richmond and Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory

    WHAT: ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?Press Call on Republicans' Willingness To Raise Taxes on the Middle Class and its Effect on African Americans

    WHEN: ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?TODAY, Wednesday, August 24, 10 AM EDT

    To RSVP for the call, please contact: plummerd@dnc.org

    CONTACT: Derrick L. Plummer, 202.246.4506

    /PRNewswire-USNewswire — Aug. 24, 2011/

    SOURCE Democratic National Committee