Key Congressional Democrats want the Cadillac tax repealed, and they've now introduced a bill to do just that.

The repeal measure was sponsored by Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders and seven Democrats, including Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut, head of the Senate Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Works campaign.

Because the tax on "rich" health plans would likely effect labor union plans, union supporting Democrats have parted ways with President Obama over the tax, designed to generate revenue to help pay for the overall costs of the reform law.

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Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.