Gridlock: Senate Rejects Two Small-business Bills

Globe and MailGridlock: Senate rejects two small-business billsPoliticoSenators rejected dueling Democratic and Republican small business tax cut plans on Thursday, the latest futile effort to break the election-year gridlock that's consumed Capitol Hill on issues dealing with jobs and the economy. On a 53-45 vote, ...Dem leader to GOP: Compromise to avert defense cutThe Associated PressSenate rejects Dem, GOP business tax cut billsSalt Lake Tribuneall 3,488 news articles »

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