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State of the Union address scheduled for Jan. 24

President Barack Obama's State of the Union address is set for Jan. 24. Read more »

Dec. 14, 2011


Focus on Senate after House OKs payroll tax cut

A Republican payroll tax cut bill that sailed through the House despite a White House veto threat is dead on arrival in the Senate, and it will soon be time for talks... Read more »

Dec. 14, 2011


GOP gets tax cut bill through House

Defiant Republicans pushed legislation through the House Tuesday night that would keep alive Social Security payroll tax cuts for some 160 million Americans at... Read more »

Dec. 14, 2011


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


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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