MITCHELL VOWS TAX FIGHT IN SENATE

Democratic leaders claim they have the votes in the Senate to kill President Bush's capital-gains tax cut but concede a watered-down version may get through Congress this year. Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell (D) of Maine said Sunday the Senate will not enact the version of the capital-gains tax cut passed last week by the House.

Meanwhile, House Speaker Thomas Foley (D) of Washington predicted Sunday that the House probably will vote this week to repeal the Medicare catastrophic health-care coverage it enacted last year.

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