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Harry Reid: 'Ask the Wealthiest Among Us to Contribute a Little More'

11:32 AM, Feb 13, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Senate minority leader Harry Reid, a Democrat, asks for another tax hike this morning:

"Democrats believe we should replace this harsh austerity with a balanced approach that targets wasteful spending and tax loopholes," said Harry Reid, "and ask the wealthiest among us to contribute a little more to reduce the deficit."

Reid asking for more taxes comes about a month after getting $617 billion in tax increases in the fiscal cliff deal.

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