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View Diary: Obama accuses 'some Republicans in Congress' of holding middle-class tax cuts hostage (49 comments)

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  •  The nice part is (1+ / 0-)
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    that his next move is just to (1) keep pushing my2K to the people and (2) wait patiently.  If the House does nothing, the taxes go up on everyone January 1st, and Obama reiterates that the Senate bill is just waiting for the House to pass it for him to sign.  From an objective point of view, the strength of Obama's position cannot be underestimated.  He can just wait, and he holds the more popular position on top of that.

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