Concerns over unemployment and small businesses are leading many Democrats on Capitol Hill to buck party leaders on the so-called Bush tax cuts which expire at the end of this year. Outgoing Democrat John Salazar wants an across the board extension…and, Colorado’s agricultural exports are on the rise.

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