WASHINGTON -- The Senate last week dashed supermarket industry hopes of Congress repealing the estate tax, but supporters vowed to keep bringing the issue back until it passes. Although a majority of senators voted for repeal, Senate rules on budget issues require a minimum of 60 votes for passage. The Democratic-controlled Senate voted 54 to 44 to reject repeal. "The question now is whether repeal will become a campaign issue and will it be used against those Democrats who voted against ...
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