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Gibson not bound by anti-tax pledge

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Compromise appears to be in the air as the United States heads toward a fiscal cliff. U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson, R-Kinderhook, has chosen not to re-sign a pledge from his first term with the Americans for Tax Reform, which required him to oppose and vote against any tax increases. His spokeswoman said he still opposes increasing marginal tax rates for any taxpayers and wants to see certain tax deductions ended, but is open to any ...

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December 1, 2012
7:28 a.m.

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So take the easy way out. It's like breaking up with your boyfriend or girlfriend by changing your phone number. Typical empty suit politician. It's losing popularity so I think I'll change my mind and go with the wind instead of sticking with my beliefs. I'll tell my constituents my beliefs as soon as the party tells me what they are. Hypocrite.