WASHINGTON — Senate Finance Committee chairman Max Baucus said Monday that he plans to meet with committee members this week to discuss extending expired and expiring tax provisions “without any games.”

By games, the Montana Democrat said, he means the Democrats should not insist on the Buffett Rule, under which taxpayers who make more than $1 million per year would have a tax rate of at least 30%, and the Republicans should drop their call for repeal of the deduction for state and local incomes taxes.

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