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Tax issue is over, GOP leader says

Close ‘loopholes,’ Democrats say

Posted: January 7, 2013 at 5:16 a.m.

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell made clear Sunday that he would oppose any effort by the Obama administration to increase tax revenue beyond the higher rates for top earners in the recent fiscal deal.

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell made clear Sunday that he would oppose any effort by the Obama administration to increase tax revenue beyond the higher rates for top earners in the recent fiscal deal, saying he remained focused on finding ways to cut spending as the government grapples with debilitating debt.

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