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Tax Deal Passes the House 277 to 148

12:07 AM, Dec 17, 2010 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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Per C-Span, by a vote of 277 to 148 the House just passed the tax cut deal to extend Bush tax rates for two years, cut the payroll tax, and extend unemployment benefits, etc. In 2001, the Bush tax cuts only received 230 votes. Progress, no?

Here's a video of Paul Ryan on the House floor explaining why it was a good deal:

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