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Despite losing his seat on Nov. 2, Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, isn't biting his tongue in his final days as a congressman, yesterday attacking Republican legislators and conservative pundits fighting to extend the Bush tax cuts for America's top earners. They want a tax cut for the rich because they want a tax cut for themselves, he said on the House floor, calling right-wing commentators Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity, Bill O'Reilly, Sarah Palin and Newt Gingrich and former President George W. Bush the people who are really in charge, the ones who actually run the Republican party and showing how much they (multimillionaires all) stand to gain from extending the Bush tax cuts. (Video after the jump.)
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