Peter Grier

Christian Science Monitor

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Washington Editor for the Christian Science Monitor

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Today is Presidents Day. Sort of. The official name for the holiday is Washington’s Birthday, which is celebrated on the third Monday in February.

Why Presidents Day Isn't Really Presidents Day

Today is Presidents Day. Sort of. The official name for the holiday is Washington’s Birthday, which is celebrated on the third Monday in February.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

America's "progressive" income tax takes a larger percentage from high earners than those lower down on the scale.

The Flat Tax

America's "progressive" income tax takes a larger percentage from high earners than those lower down on the scale.

from To the Point

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is in Washington for  meetings  with President Obama and other US officials. Peter Grier is Washington Editor for the  Christian Science Monitor .

Mubarak Makes a Trip to the White House

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is in Washington for meetings with President Obama and other US officials. Peter Grier is Washington Editor for the Christian Science Monitor .

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