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Obama: Tax deal could yield ‘millions of jobs’

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says a congressional vote on the tax-cut deal he negotiated with Republicans will determine whether the nation’s economy “moves forward or backward.” The president again pressed Congress to pass the agreement, saying it has the ...

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Unhappy Democrats say tax bill likely to pass

WASHINGTON — Slowly, painfully and reluctantly, congressional Democrats are slogging their way toward acceptance of President Barack Obama’s tax cut compromise, which would let rich and poor Americans keep Bush-era tax cuts that were scheduled to expire this month. After ...

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Proposal for temporary slots at Arundel Mills planned for December

ANNAPOLIS — The state could review as early as next month a proposal to open a temporary casino next to the Arundel Mills shopping mall following a ballot referendum campaign that paved the way for development of the largest casino ...

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Lawmakers vow to spare millions from alternative minimum tax

WASHINGTON — Leaders from both parties in Congress vowed Tuesday to spare more than 21 million taxpayers from significant tax increases when they file their returns next spring by adjusting the alternative minimum tax before the end of the year. ...

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