Stuck in the Middle: Obama Is the Target of Left and Right Over Taxes

Obama administration officials aggressively have been selling the deal they struck with congressional leaders on the Bush-era tax cuts only to find themselves the fending off body blows from both their right and left flanks. The most jarring development came on Thursday when House Democrats voted not to bring the tax package to the House floor in its current form. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., a leader of the Democratic revolt, called the deal "inherently defective" and said he and other members...Full Story
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