Five popular tax breaks on the brink of extinction

From energy savings to college costs, Americans are getting a lot of breaks from Uncle Sam during this tax season. But get them while they last -- the good times are about to end.

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Houses look more affordable than ever. But prices will have to fall further before many Americans can actually afford to buy one. More
New York Democrat Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Republican Chris Christie are both facing huge deficits and coming to the same conclusions. More
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