December 26, 2012

W'S 4TH TERM:

Democrats push for tax cuts they once opposed (Zachary A. Goldfarb, December 25, 2012, Washington Post)

Democrats seeking a deal to avert the year-end "fiscal cliff" are trying to etch into stone the signature economic achievement of Republican President George W. Bush by permanently extending tax cuts enacted during his tenure.

President Obama has put the extension of the tax cuts for most Americans at the top of his domestic agenda, a remarkable turnaround for Democrats, who had staunchly opposed the tax breaks when they were written into law about a decade ago.
Posted by at December 26, 2012 6:30 PM
  
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