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By Tumbler   December 2005

Is Snow about to fall? After all the effort Gordon Brown put into getting friendly with Bush’s treasury secretary John Snow, the word is out that Snow will have melted away by the spring, to be replaced by the current White House chief of staff Andy Card. But Snow is fighting back, promising to come up with a concrete tax reform proposal for congress by the end of the year. This is just the sort of topic-changing new idea Bush needs, and just the sort of tax-bashing bill that worried Republican congressmen can campaign on in the run-up to next…

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