Selling The "Buffett Rule"

, Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Politics, Posted: Mon, April 16 2012 at 11:14 PM, Updated: Tue, April 17 2012 at 12:40 AM

Medford, Oregon -- With one more day before taxes are due, many have money on the mind and today taxes for the wealthiest were at the center of a controversial vote in the Senate.

The Buffett Rule (Senate Bill 2230) did not pass. It was 51-45 in favor, but needed 60 votes in order to move on to a decisive vote in the future.

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Christine Pitawanich was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. In 2010, she received a master's degree in Broadcast Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University in New York.

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