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    ... a special session would enact favorable tax legislation. I think it isn't that Congress - particularly the House - won't meet, it's that they won't loosen the linkage between tax cuts for the upper- and middle classes. It'll be all 'er nothin' for the GOP, and they'll want to be able to accuse Democrats of raising taxes on the middle class by our stubbornness.

    If the Democrats keep the Senate and win the House in November 2012 saints be praised this will be so! - I'd bet the GOP-controlled House (until the new one is seated in January) would be even more obdurate. But I'd be delighted if events proved me wrong!

    Obama and strong Democratic majorities in 2012!

    by TRPChicago on Tue Mar 06, 2012 at 03:58:01 AM PST

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