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Obama assails special-interest tax breaks, offers special-interest tax breaks

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Politics,Beltway Confidential,Timothy P. Carney

President Obama spoke three days ago about ending “loopholes and deductions that aren’t available to most Americans.”

The Obama administration yesterday, however, “announced the availability of $150 million in Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credits for clean energy and energy efficiency manufacturing projects across the United States.”

These tax credits have gone, in eight-figure amounts, to politically connected companies like Cree, GE, and Siemens. Have you gotten one?

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