May 15 (Bloomberg) — Senate Republicans probably will block more than $80 billion tax cuts because of their objections to how Democrats are running the Senate.

Republicans, who support many of the provisions in the bill, are complaining about Democrats' refusal to allow them to offer amendments. If the measure doesn't advance today, the tax breaks would be in limbo including those for corporate research and wind energy.

Senator Bob Corker, a Tennessee Republican, predicted that a test vote scheduled for this afternoon would fail, citing a consensus of party members. Senator Charles Grassley of Iowa, who supports extension of the wind credit, said he would vote against advancing the measure.

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