Dems facing tough races in 2012 embrace tax deal

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Since President Obama announced the framework for a compromise with congressional Republican on extending the Bush-era tax cuts, there has been plenty of focus on the loudest — and often, most liberal — members of Congress who have ripped the framework to shreds.

But several Democrats, liberal and moderate alike, who have the most at stake politically are coming around on the proposal — albeit slowly. Already, a pair of House Democrats who are perennial targets for the GOP and one who may have Senate aspirations came out in favor of the bill. And on the Senate side, half of a dozen members of the Democratic caucus who are up for re-election in 2012 have voiced their support for the president’s framework.

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