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Tax Cut Alternatives

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Tax Cut Alternatives

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NPR's Andrea Seabrook reports on Ways and Means Committee Chairman Bill Thomas, who crafted the House alternative to President Bush's tax cut plan. Thomas's plan calls for $550 billion in tax cuts over 10 years, compared to the $726 billion the president requested. The Senate version calls for $350 billion in tax cuts.

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