The contentious issue of how to boost the U.S. recovery with tax initiatives will confront members of Congress as they return from their summer recess, analysts said. Democrats have a long list of bills they want passed, but the measures have little hope of making it to President Barack Obama before the midterm election. In a possible breakthrough on one measure, House Minority Leader John Boehner, R-Ohio, signaled that he might go along with Obama's proposal to extend tax cuts for households with an income of less than $250,000 a year.

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