President Obama will announce a $3 trillion deficit reduction plan that includes a “Buffett Rule” millionaires’ tax (Politico)
Obama will also travel to New York City for a UN event and a DNC fundraiser (Chicago Sun-Times)
Indiana governor Mitch Daniels underwhelmed by GOP field (New York Times)
Today is Talk Like a Pirate Day.
Sen. Mitch McConnell: Buffett can send in a check:
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