Parties Clash Over Wealth as House Votes to Kill Estate Tax

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The U.S. Capitol is seen on November 19, 2011 in Washington, DC.

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The U.S. House voted to repeal the 99-year-old U.S. estate tax amid a partisan clash over whether the government should break up concentrated wealth or make it easier to pass along assets to the next generation.

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