Reid Planning to Bring Extenders to Floor; Camp Taking Measured Steps

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A Senate floor vote on extenders is expected in the near term, said Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), offering up a far quicker pace than that contemplated across the Capitol.
Senate action looks likely soon after lawmakers' upcoming two-week recess, Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) said April 8. The Senate is expected to be out from April 14 until April 28.
“I told him I wanted to move this sooner rather than later,” Reid told reporters after Senate Democrats' weekly party lunch.
Reid had just discussed timing a few minutes earlier with Wyden, whose panel April 3 voted to continue nearly all the almost 60 temporary tax breaks, benefits and credits called extenders through 2015 (65 DTR G-4, 4/4/14).

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