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Should we abolish the mortgage interest tax deduction? (access required)

  In the current climate in which federal budget deficits are the rule rather than the exception, the question as to whether we should retain or eliminate the mortgage interest tax deduction keeps coming up. Proponents and opponents of the deduction agree on a single point—that it is expensive. In this regard, William Gale of the Brookings ...
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