Some Democrats Criticize Obama’s Jobs Bill

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WASHINGTON-As President Obama tries to push his highly touted jobs bill through congress, several Democrats are expressing displeasure with the bill.

Some are upset at the tax cuts the jobs bill would bring, and others are upset at the tax cuts some companies would lose.

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The New York Times reports:

Some are unhappy about the specific types of companies, particularly the oil industry, that would lose tax benefits. “I have said for months that I am not supporting a repeal of tax cuts for the oil industry unless there are other industries that contribute,” said Senator Mary L. Landrieu of Louisiana.

A small but vocal group dislikes the payroll tax cuts for employees and small businesses. “I have been very unequivocal,” said Representative Peter A. DeFazio, a Democrat from Oregon. “No more tax cuts.”

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