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More Democrats voted for Bush Tax Cuts than Republicans: Passes House 277 to 148, Goes to Obama for Signature - PolitiSite
After weeks of political posturing, more Democrats ended up voting to extend the Bush Tax Cuts than did Republicans. The provision extends the current tax rates for two years. The Measure also included an extension of unemployment benefits as unemployment remains at a high 9.8 percent. Democrats already have their talking points loaded and ready to go, "Republicans held us hostage and used blackmail". Democrats rhetoric sounds more each day like the terrorists they are fighting are not members of al-qaeda but rather those in the Republican Party.