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Republicans muscling tax cut bill through House

Defiant Republicans pushed toward House passage Tuesday of legislation to extend Social Security payroll tax cuts long sought by President Barack Obama. But they... Read more »

Dec. 13, 2011

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GOP embraces showdown over oil pipeline, tax cuts

Sensing a political opening, congressional Republicans are moving toward a high-stakes showdown with President Barack Obama over a plan to link fast-tracked approval... Read more »

Dec. 13, 2011

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Republicans plan House OK of payroll tax cut bill

The White House promised a veto Tuesday for a Republican bill renewing a payroll tax cut next year for 160 million workers, complaining that spending cuts that pay for... Read more »

Dec. 13, 2011

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Republicans plan House OK of payroll tax cut bill

Republicans are girding to push a bill through the House that would continue a payroll tax cut for 160 million workers, but has drawn White House and Democratic... Read more »

Dec. 13, 2011

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GOP embraces showdown over oil pipeline, tax cuts

Sensing a political opening, congressional Republicans are moving toward a high-stakes showdown with President Barack Obama over a plan to link fast-tracked approval... Read more »

Dec. 13, 2011

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Obama presses GOP on consumer watchdog delay

President Barack Obama is pressing congressional Republicans to approve his pick to head a new consumer watchdog office, promising he won't back down on his effort to... Read more »

Dec. 10, 2011

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