publication date: Tuesday, December 29, 2015 (part of Winter 2016)

category: Opinion

clue: He likes tax reform, in the sense of no net increases in taxes ever again, and he's gotten most Republicans to pledge their support.

explanation: Norquist founded the lobbyist group Americans for Tax Reform and devised the Taxpayer Protection Pledge, which most Republicans in Congress have signed, in which they promise to oppose any net increase in taxes. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Mike Rothstein, and Stan Iwanchuk


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