House Democrats Mull Alternative to Obama Tax Plan

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Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are considering a counterproposal to the one drafted by President Barack Obama and Republicans to extend all Bush-era tax cuts, Democratic Representative Adam Schiff said on Thursday.

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Schiff made the comment after a closed-door meeting of House Democrats where lawmakers, on a voice vote, agreed that the Obama measure should not come up for a vote in their chamber.