WASHINGTON -- The Senate's failure to complete action on the urban aid tax package before adjourning for a monthlong recess could endanger the measure's final passage this fall, tax aides and lobbyists said yesterday.

Those sources said that if President Bush adopts a confrontational approach toward Congress after next week's Republican National Convention, the tax bill could bog down in partisan wrangling next month.

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