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Senate to take symbolic votes on taxes Saturday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Senate will vote on two Democratic options to extend some Bush-era tax cuts on Saturday, its Democratic leader said, measures likely to fail but highlight deep ideological divisions between the parties. Read more

Military chiefs urge against ending gay ban

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Military chiefs told the Senate on Friday they opposed ending the armed forces’ ban on gays anytime soon, urging caution over President Barack Obama’s effort to repeal the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy. Read more