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Poll: War, Economy Shift U.S. Tax Views

The percentage of Americans who say their federal income taxes are too high is the lowest it has been since the 1960s, a new poll says. The study by NPR, the Kaiser Family Foundation, and Harvard's Kennedy School of Government shows that war, a weak economy and a rising deficit have persuaded many Americans it's not a good time for tax cuts. Hear NPR's Chris Arnold.

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NPR correspondent Chris Arnold is based in Boston. His reports are heard regularly on NPR's award-winning newsmagazines Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition. He joined NPR in 1996 and was based in San Francisco before moving to Boston in 2001.
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