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Centrist Democrats Fear Tax Cut Follies

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Still, the delay throws into doubt whether Senate Democrats will join their House counterparts in forcing a vote on extending only those tax cuts that apply to the middle class. With Republicans unified in opposing that option, the vote in that chamber would also be a largely symbolic one aimed at creating a contrast between Democrats and Republicans on the issue.

Jennifer Bendery contributed to this report.

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