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S.3412 Middle Class Tax Cut Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jul 25, 2012 Passed Senate without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 51 - 48. Record Vote Number: 184.

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on July 25, 2012, with a roll call of 51 ayes, 48 nays, and 1 not voting.

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  • 67% of users support S.3412

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    • AFL CIO

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    • Americans for Tax Fairness

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    • Campaign for America's Future

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    • Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

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    • Americans for Democratic Action

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    • AFSCME

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    • National Community Tax Coalition

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    • Wider Opportunities for Women

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    • United Auto Workers

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    • 60 Plus Association

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    • National Federation of Independent Business

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    • US Chamber of Commerce

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    • National Taxpayers Union

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    • American Farm Bureau Federation

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    • Americans for Tax Reform

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Coffee and the Papers: Nevada Edition | Desert Beacon - July 28, 2012 by desertbeacon - Speaking of dollars, Senator By Appointment Only™ Dean Heller (R-NV) voted to extend the Bush Tax Cuts to the top 2% of income earners, and then voted against S. 3412 which would retain tax breaks for 98% of Americans ...

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      As noted by desertbeacon on July 28, 2012, "Speaking of dollars, Senator By Appointment Only™ Dean Heller (R-NV) voted to extend the Bush Tax Cuts to the top 2% of income earners, and then voted against S. 3412 which would retain tax breaks for 98% of Americans ..." (/url?q=http://desertbeacon.wordpress.com/2012/07/27/coffee-and-the-papers-nevada-edition/&sa=U&ei=jPwUUP7FOILk9ASW84DgBQ&ved=0CD4QmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNEkTHrUfy3kz3gJZ7QJtjJxJ1C-SA)
    • STATEMENT OF ADMINISTRATION POLICYS. 3412 – Middle Class ... - July 27, 2012 by Tracey Ricks Foster - 3412 – Middle Class Tax Cut Act (Sen. Reid, D-NV) The Administration strongly supports Senate passage of S. 3412 to prevent income taxes from going up at the start of next year on millions of middle-class Americans.

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      As noted by Tracey Ricks Foster on July 27, 2012, "3412 – Middle Class Tax Cut Act (Sen. Reid, D-NV) The Administration strongly supports Senate passage of S. 3412 to prevent income taxes from going up at the start of next year on millions of middle-class Americans." (/url?q=http://traceyricksfoster.wordpress.com/2012/07/26/statement-of-administration-policys-3412-middle-class-tax-cut-act/&sa=U&ei=jPwUUP7FOILk9ASW84DgBQ&ved=0CCkQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNFAh9zKPYDhH1eUzGtNzjpBL6tMgw)
    • STATEMENT OF ADMINISTRATION POLICYS. 3412 – Middle Class ... - July 26, 2012 by Tracey Ricks Foster - 3412 – Middle Class Tax Cut Act (Sen. Reid, D-NV) The Administration strongly supports Senate passage of S. 3412 to prevent income taxes from going up at the start of next year on millions of middle-class Americans.

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      As noted by Tracey Ricks Foster on July 26, 2012, "3412 – Middle Class Tax Cut Act (Sen. Reid, D-NV) The Administration strongly supports Senate passage of S. 3412 to prevent income taxes from going up at the start of next year on millions of middle-class Americans." (/url?q=http://traceyricksfoster.wordpress.com/2012/07/26/statement-of-administration-policys-3412-middle-class-tax-cut-act/&sa=U&ei=c1MSUKL-Eqay0AGG3wE&ved=0CCoQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNHmue03bPntUGmpnRz5RfDam8bZBQ)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Is this the compromise that will cost Boehner his speakership? - December 21, 2012 by The American | American Enterprise Institute - ...gavel. This was the original Plan B that many Senate Republicans have endorsed, which involves passing the Senate-passed S.3412 “Middle Class Tax Cut Act.” The bill has three big components: 1. One-Year Extension of All Rates for 98%. ONE-YEAR exten

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      As noted by The American | American Enterprise Institute on December 21, 2012, "...gavel. This was the original Plan B that many Senate Republicans have endorsed, which involves passing the Senate-passed S.3412 “Middle Class Tax Cut Act.” The bill has three big components: 1. One-Year Extension of All Rates for 98%. ONE-YEAR exten" (http://www.aei-ideas.org/2012/12/is-this-the-compromise-that-will-cost-boehner-his-speakership/)
    • A dreadful third option - December 14, 2012 by Economist - ...would happen but I think there is certainly a risk that it could be serious. Of course, House passage (or planned passage) of S.3412 and nothing else may serve mostly as a negotiating tactic to force a grand bargain. Keith Hennessey, a former Bush Admin

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      As noted by Economist on December 14, 2012, "...would happen but I think there is certainly a risk that it could be serious. Of course, House passage (or planned passage) of S.3412 and nothing else may serve mostly as a negotiating tactic to force a grand bargain. Keith Hennessey, a former Bush Admin" (http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2012/12/senate-tax-bill?fsrc=rss)
    • Web-only letters to the editor, Aug. 6, 2012 - August 06, 2012 by Columbus Dispatch - ...up and smell the coffee, not the gun powder my friend. Todd Braylor Pleasants, Granville Tax cut It is somewhat misleading that S.3412 is referred to as the Middle Class Tax Cut Act. The Act extends the Bush Tax Cuts on income up to $250,000. The tax cu

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      As noted by Columbus Dispatch on August 06, 2012, "...up and smell the coffee, not the gun powder my friend. Todd Braylor Pleasants, Granville Tax cut It is somewhat misleading that S.3412 is referred to as the Middle Class Tax Cut Act. The Act extends the Bush Tax Cuts on income up to $250,000. The tax cu" (http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/editorials/2012/08/06/0806-web-only-letters-to-the-editor.html)
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