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House votes to extend tax cuts for all
 
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) may not be eager to answer questions about whether RomneyCare's individual mandate is effectively a tax, just like ObamaCare's.
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) may not be eager to answer questions about whether RomneyCare's individual mandate is effectively a tax, just like ObamaCare's.
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The Republican-controlled House voted along party lines Wednesday to extend Bush-era tax cuts for all income levels. The largely symbolic move follows the House rejecting a Democratic plan, which passed in the Senate last week, to limit the cuts to individuals making less than $200,000, or couples making less than $250,000.

 

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