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Sen. Reid To File Cloture On Buffet Rule Today, Set Up Vote Before Tax Day

By Pat Garofalo  

"Sen. Reid To File Cloture On Buffet Rule Today, Set Up Vote Before Tax Day"

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A Senate leadership aide told ThinkProgress that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) plans to file cloture on the Buffett rule today, setting up a vote for April 16, one day before tax day. The Buffett rule is a minimum tax for millionaires, meant to ensure that the wealthiest Americans can’t pay lower taxes than middle-class families.

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