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Senate Proceeding on Apr 2nd, 2009 :: 5:18:55 to 5:19:50
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Max Baucus

5:18:51 to 5:19:12( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: that takes us to the hutchison amendment number 866. mrs. hutchison: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from texas. mrs. hutchison: mr. president, my amendment would create a point of order against any legislation that would impose or increase the marriage tax. we have worked very hard in

Max Baucus

5:18:55 to 5:19:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Max Baucus

Max Baucus

5:19:13 to 5:19:37( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: congress to eliminate the marriage penalty, which we have not been able to do completely but we have litigated it, lowered it -- mitigated it, lowered it completely. before we addressed this issue, the marriage penalty was an average of $1,100 per couple. that is, two single people getting married, cause them to

Max Baucus

5:19:38 to 5:19:51( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: have to pay $1,1 more in taxes because of the marriage penalty in the tax code. we have great extent. this amendment would create a point of order against any legislation that would impose or increase the marriage penalty.

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