1) Tax bill as defined by the SCOTUS, that originated in the Senate, but not struck down.
2) Republicans made no election issue of Ben Nelson's sweet deal for NE to gain his deciding vote.
3) Republicans fighting for a one year exemption for individuals while Obama has already granted extension for employers. The Republicans fight by Boehner and Cruz will only be succesful in 2014 elections if the burdens begin next year.
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