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Foes set to pounce on Brown’s Buffett Rule vote

Senator helps block action on Buffett Rule

An attempt by Senate Democrats to pass a higher tax on millionaires failed Monday night, but the legislative defeat may prove to be a political gift to Democrats eager to counter Scott Brown’s image as a bipartisan everyman.

Brown voted against the tax on millionaires, arguing that the government should not be imposing new taxes until it cuts wasteful spending.

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