BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Democrats hope a planned vote in the U.S. Senate will draw a bright line between Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown and his chief Democratic rival Elizabeth Warren on taxes.
Brown is also hoping for the same bright line.READ MORE: Victim In Lowell Homicide Identified As 22-Year-Old Dejah Jenkins-Minus
The Senate is planning to vote on President Barack Obama’s call to raise taxes on millionaires — also known as the Buffett rule after billionaire investor Warren Buffett, who says he pays a lower tax rate than his secretary.
Warren supports the bill, which she said would ensure that millionaires and billionaires pay their fair share in taxes.READ MORE: Boston Store Owners, Vendors Cash In On Small Business Saturday
Brown said he opposes the rule, arguing that raising taxes on any group in a fragile economy is a bad idea.
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