By Peter Schroeder - 11/14/12 04:34 PM EST
The Senate majority whip did not know if the White House was on board with the idea, but confirmed that senators were discussing the notion.
The idea of placing a limit on the total amount of tax deductions a person can claim was first floated on the campaign trail by Republican challenger Mitt Romney. Now, with the two parties in Congress looking for areas to compromise to avert the combination of automatic spending cuts and expiring tax cuts set to take effect in 2013, such a cap is a topic of conversation on Capitol Hill.
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