Sherrod leads fight for working families

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Sherrod leads fight for working families

Senate Democratic leaders appear to have abandoned the push for a deal with Republicans that would have permanently extended a bunch of tax breaks, after a revolt from Senate liberals and a veto threat from President Obama. Liberals and the White House had argued that the slate of tax breaks Senate Dem leaders had been negotiating were skewed towards business and left out provisions that would have helped working Americans — permanent extensions of the Earned Income Tax Credit and the Child Tax Credit.

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