Monday in politics: Romney in Poland, Obama in NYC, and more

Mitt Romney arrives in Poland on Monday, the last leg of an overseas tour that has included a rocky stop in England and a smoother visit to Israel. Romney raised more than $1 million at a fundraiser just before leaving Israel.

Romney's Monday agenda includes meetings with Prime Minister Donald Tusk and former President Lech Walesa. On Tuesday, Romney will meet with Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski and President Bronislaw Komorowski and make a speech.

[Get updates on Romney's trip by following Yahoo's Holly Bailey @hollybdc]

President Barack Obama will hold an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony at the White House on Monday, and then head to New York City where he will speak at a fundraiser.

Also worth noting on Monday: Sen. Rob Portman, GOP senator from Ohio and a possible Romney running mate, campaigns for Romney in Pennsylvania; Tim Pawlenty, former governor of Minnesota and also mentioned as a possible running mate, campaigns in Ohio for Romney; Sen. Mike Johanns, R-Neb., also will be in Ohio stumping for Romney; and  Newt Gingrich will be in Virginia campaigning for Romney.

And then there is this: House Democrats plan to introduce legislation Monday that would extend Bush-era tax cuts for households earning under $250,000 a year. The tax cuts are scheduled to expire at the end of the year. President Obama has threatened to veto any bill that would extend the cuts for higher incomes. The House legislation is identical to a bill that passed the Senate last week.

Sources: Yahoo! News, Associated Press

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