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Senate Proceeding on Jun 7th, 2011 :: 0:51:50 to 0:52:29
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Sheldon Whitehouse

0:51:45 to 0:52:06( Edit History Discussion )

Sheldon Whitehouse: cart down the halls of a hospital in rhode island. i showed the helmsley building in new york, big enough to have its own zip code because we know from i.r.s. information gathered by zip code that the wealthy and successful occupants of this building actually paid a 14.7%

Sheldon Whitehouse

0:51:50 to 0:52:29( Edit History Discussion )
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Sheldon Whitehouse

0:52:07 to 0:52:29( Edit History Discussion )

Sheldon Whitehouse: total federal tax rate. there's the building. there's the helmsley building in new york, and the people who live there do very well. they're very successful, which is wonderful. that's the american way. they are very well compensated. that too is the american way. but what's different is that they actually paid a 14.7% total federal tax rate, which is lower

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