Politico.com reports that Senate Leader Reid is intend on forcing a vote on the middle class tax cuts before Congress adjourns. Senate Reid stated to David Rogers at Politico:
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Politico reports that the estate tax fix will be part of the tax bill Senate Finance Chair Baucus intends to release (at least to the Senate Democratic caucus) today.
Jay Helfin at The Hill reports roughly the same status.
By Kevin Staker