Here’s a Bloomberg story that made the rounds of the blogosphere yesterday, House Ways & Means Committee ranking member Charlie Rangel (D-NY) opining on his agenda should the Dems win control of the House. Some excerpts:
“Rangel’s accession to the chairmanship of the committee would likely end six years of tax cuts by the Republican- controlled Congress. He said he ‘cannot think of one’ of President George W. Bush’s first-term tax cuts that merit renewal.”
On Social Security, Rangel said, “If they want to get [Social Security individual accounts] on the agenda, they better take privatization off the table.” He also said supporters could “forget about” repealing the death tax.
Here’s a list of current House and Senate Committee Chairs and potential Democrat Committee Chairs, and their NAM Vote ratings.
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