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House, Senate Strike Tentative Deal on Tax Cuts

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House, Senate Strike Tentative Deal on Tax Cuts

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House, Senate Strike Tentative Deal on Tax Cuts

House, Senate Strike Tentative Deal on Tax Cuts

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House and Senate negotiators reach a tentative agreement on a package of tax cuts and spending tweaks totaling $383 billion over the next 10 years. The compromise bill reduces — but does not eliminate — taxes on corporate dividends, a central provision of President Bush's original tax cut proposal. NPR's David Welna reports.