Tax-free Giannoulias called for income tax hikes 

In Illinois, Democratic Senate nominee Alexi Giannoulias paid no income taxes this year. This has led his Republican opponent, Rep. Mark Kirk, to state that Giannoulias wants to raise your taxes even though he doesn’t pay any himself.

Giannoulias says that’s a lie — he isn’t for higher taxes. It’s not like we have video footage of Giannoulias saying he wants in income tax increase.

Oh.

And for the record, he has also called for a federal tax increase — a repeal of the current Bush-era tax rates.

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