Norquist: No Wave Of Defectors From Anti-Tax Pledge
November 27, 2012
For years Grover Norquist has held Republicans to a pledge to oppose tax increases. Norquist heads the conservative group Americans for Tax Reform. Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep sat down with Norquist to get his response to the Republicans now questioning his anti-tax approach as negotiations for a federal budget deal continue.
Forty-five years ago, the band “Earth, Wind and Fire” introduced audiences to a new kind of funk--one that fused soul, jazz, Latin and pop. Bassist Verdine White talks to guest host Derek McGinty about breaking racial boundaries in music and how the band is still evolving.
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