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House GOP rejects 2-month payroll tax cut

The House Tuesday rejected legislation to extend a payroll tax cut and jobless benefits for two months, drawing a swift rebuke from President Barack Obama that... Read more »

Dec. 20, 2011


Congress sees standoff over payroll tax

Partisan to the core, Congress careened toward a holiday-season standoff Monday on legislation to prevent a Social Security payroll tax increase for 160 million... Read more »

Dec. 19, 2011


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


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


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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