Who Wants To Fight Over Bush Tax Cuts

While Congress ordinarily boots every piece of difficult legislation to the last possible moment, the November election is speeding up one extremely issue: the expiration of the Bush tax cuts.

The New York Times reports that both sides are eager, even “giddy,” to have this debate before the election, as both see it playing well for their side: Republicans crave a debate about what they call the “biggest tax increase in history” in the midst of a sluggish economy, while Democrats would love to make every GOP legislator defend massive tax breaks for the wealthy at the cost of the lower and middle classes… Read More.

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