Democrats target tax breaks for oil firms

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May 9, 2011
New York Times    
Posted in News, PND News

"Senate Democrats said they will move forward this week with a plan that would eliminate tax breaks for big oil companies and divert the savings to offset the deficit. Senior Democrats believe that tying the two together will put pressure on Senate Republicans to support the measure or face a difficult time explaining their opposition to voters whose family budgets are being strained by fuel prices." [editor's note: Now if only the GOPers would stop claiming that ending corporate welfare is somehow a "tax increase" - SAT] (05/09/11)  

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