How Women Would Fare Under a Romney Administration

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Tax Hikes and Cuts to Federal Programs

Middle class families with children could end up paying $2,000 more in taxes and America’s poorest families could see a reduction of tax credits under Romney's policies. In addition, Romney's plans to restructure Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid could gravely impact women, who on average live longer than men but are less likely to have a pension than men. (Photo: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)