House Votes to Repeal Estate Tax The House approves a measure to permanently end the estate tax. But opponents of the move say it would cost the U.S. Treasury more than $800 billion over a decade. To become law, the legislation must also pass in the Senate, where its supporters say they don't have enough votes for approval. Hear NPR's David Welna.
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House Votes to Repeal Estate Tax

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House Votes to Repeal Estate Tax

House Votes to Repeal Estate Tax

House Votes to Repeal Estate Tax

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The House approves a measure to permanently end the estate tax. But opponents of the move say it would cost the U.S. Treasury more than $800 billion over a decade. To become law, the legislation must also pass in the Senate, where its supporters say they don't have enough votes for approval. Hear NPR's David Welna.