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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


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


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


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


House GOP introduces bill renewing payroll tax cut

House Republicans unveiled a bill Friday renewing the Social Security payroll tax cut and extending but trimming unemployment benefits but barreled toward a showdown... Read more »

Dec. 9, 2011


GOP unveils plan for payroll tax

Pivoting to challenge President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats, House Republicans said Thursday that they would forge ahead with a payroll tax holiday bill that... Read more »

Dec. 8, 2011

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