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Big Ideas: Congress ducks issues, holy smoke and activists astray

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Howard Gleckman for the Tax Policy Center’s TaxVox : Between Oct. 1 and the end of the calendar year, President Obama and Congress will battle over the debt limit, fiscal 2014 spending and a fistful of expiring tax provisions. A dwindling few see this depressing confluence of fiscal deadlines as an opportunity to reach the long-awaited Grand Bargain. But in reality it is just the...