Buffett Rule Vote: Tax Measure Fails In Senate

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Democrats' attempt to pass a Buffett Rule tax on the super wealthy failed Monday in the Senate, as Republicans blocked the measure in a sharply partisan debate. Republicans cast it as a political gimmick and an attempt by President Barack Obama to give more Americans a 'free ride.' It was blocked 51-45 in a filibuster vote. Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine and Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor of Arkansas were the only politicians to cross party lines.

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