Politics

Mike Coffman launches "Tax of the Day" attack on Joe Miklosi -- starting with plastic bags

As the nation debates the role of government programs and taxes in the American economy -- in response to a leaked video of Mitt Romney -- Colorado taxes are now at the center of a vicious back-and-forth between two candidates battling for a local congressional seat. Yesterday, the re-election campaign for Representative Mike Coffman launched "Joe's Tax of the Day" -- a daily e-mail blast attacking Democratic challenger Joe Miklosi's record.

The first target? Plastic bags.

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