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House GOP out to reshape Senate's payroll tax cut

Congress is edging closer to yet another down-to-the wire showdown as House Republicans shun a bipartisan payroll tax cut bill approved by the Senate and prepare to... Read more »

Dec. 19, 2011

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House GOP, Boehner want new bill cutting payroll tax

House Speaker John Boehner said Sunday that he opposes a Senate-approved bill that extends a payroll tax cut and jobless benefits for just two months and said... Read more »

Dec. 18, 2011

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Payroll tax bill faces uncertain House prospects

The Senate-approved bill temporarily preventing a Jan. 1 payroll tax increase and benefit cutoff for the long-term unemployed faces uncertain prospects in the House,... Read more »

Dec. 18, 2011

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Senate OKs payroll tax cut, huge spending bill

The Senate voted Saturday to temporarily avert a Jan. 1 payroll tax increase and benefit cutoff for the long-time unemployed, but forcing a reluctant President Barack... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2011

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Senate OKs short-term extension of payroll tax cut

Senators racing for the exits after a year of bitter battles passed legislation Saturday that would extend a Social Security payroll tax cut and jobless benefits for... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2011

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Obama welcomes home troops from Iraq

President Barack Obama is welcoming home troops who served in Iraq, offering up their service as a lesson of the nation's character. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2011

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