September 26th, 2010
02:57 PM ET
4 years ago

Election-year politics confound tax-cut extension plan

Washington (CNN) - Democrats and Republicans both say they want Bush-era tax cuts extended this year for most, if not all Americans. Then why has it been so hard to make it happen?

The answer is election-year politics, with each party battling for any advantage in a climate of voter anger about politics-as-usual in Washington.

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  1. vic, Nashville TN

    Tax cut for whom only for rich

    No income no spending Republicans

    More income more spending democrats

    More income less spending voters

    September 26, 2010 04:13 pm at 4:13 pm |
  2. King

    Now the ball is in the repugs hand when the people give them back the house and senate. The people want extention of the bush tax cut that devastated this country a few mmths ago. There will be no scape goat this time people youve got to look in the mirror. Obama might not beable save you this time.

    September 26, 2010 04:29 pm at 4:29 pm |