U.S. Senate Democratic leaders oppose Collins plan on fiscal stalemate -top aides


WASHINGTON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democraticleaders intend to reject a proposal by Republican Senator SusanCollins to end the fiscal stalemate, senior aides said onSaturday.

The Collins measure has drawn some bipartisan interest, butSenate Democratic leaders oppose it, contending it would give uptoo much, including scrapping a new medical device tax thatwould raise $30 billion over 10 years for President BarackObama's healthcare law, aides said.

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