WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling to deliver the big jobs package proposed by President Barack Obama, Senate Democrats are using the issue to force Republican senators to vote on tax increases for millionaires, picking up on a White House theme that the nation's wealthiest Americans aren't paying their fair share.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said Wednesday he is changing Obama's jobs package to add a 5 percent tax on income above $1 million, a proposal that is sure to be blocked by Republicans.

The $447 billion package still includes Obama's proposals to cut payroll taxes and provide money for teachers, firefighters, the unemployed and infrastructure. The tax on millionaires is expected to pay for the package, so it wouldn't add to the budget deficit.

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