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SALT Cap Repeal: How Democrats Got Stuck in Democracy Trap – Bloomberg

A plan to give a tax benefit to affluent New Yorkers and Californians isn’t something most of the party wants, but that U.S. kludge democracy might force them to accept.
Throw out your civics textbook.
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We’ve reached the point in the debate over the Democrats’ big social policy bill where it’s time to talk about SALT, bicycles, trees and the politics of the kludge.