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Nate Silver on the Democrats’ bad tax cut poker hand (and How Obama could still pull this off)

Nate Silver serves up some sound analysis that should help Democrats, particularly liberals, digest the coming tax cut compromise. His point: Democrats have three options, only two of which they’re really willing to stomach…

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**UPDATE: How they’ll do it: House to vote on middle class tax cuts today (and can’t Senate use reconciliation?)

UPDATE 2: The word of the day … is “chickencrap!” UPDATE: A test vote on the middle class tax cut provision in the House has passed, with 30 Democrats defecting and voting “no” with Republicans. ORIGINAL POST: David Waldman of … Continue reading

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