The House of Representatives votes this week on a plan to reduce and eventually abolish estate taxes. A panel explains how the estate tax works today, who is affected by it, and why there is strong support for getting rid of it.


  • Lori Nitschke Congressional Quarterly
  • Charles Davenport law professor at Rutgers University
  • Bruce Bartlett columnist, former Reagan economic policy aide, and Treasury Department appointee under George H.W. Bush. Latest book: "The New American Economy: The Failure of Reaganomics and a New Way Forward."

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