Democrats mull alternative to Obama tax plan

By Reuters
Posted Dec. 9, 2010 at 11:06 a.m.

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are considering a counterproposal to the one drafted by President Barack Obama and Republicans to extend all Bush-era tax cuts, Democratic Representative Adam Schiff said on Thursday.

Schiff made the comment after a closed-door meeting of House Democrats where lawmakers, on a voice vote, agreed that the Obama measure should not come up for a vote in their chamber.

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One comment:

  1. jamie Dec. 9, 2010 at 2:18 pm

    our congress was elected to make decisions for the people not themselves, so if these tax cuts work for americans then they should pass it.(granit americans who make more than $100,000.00 a year shouldnt get a break, that is something we have to live with, there are some 2 million plus americans whom are out of work and going to loose their unemployment benifits in a week or two, and they elected officals are stopping this, . that is ********