244-185 Tax-cut vote gives Bush win
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press Writer
Thursday, May 11,2006
WASHINGTON - A bill awarding tax relief to investors and 15 million taxpayers facing the alternative minimum tax passed the House on Wednesday, giving President Bush and his GOP allies on Capitol Hill a long-sought election year victory.
The bill providing tax cuts worth $70 billion over five years passed by a 244-185 vote. The Senate was expected to clear the bill for Bush's signature Thursday