Obama Signs Tax Deal, Hails Bipartisan Effort to Grow Jobs

President Obama today signed into law an agreement to extend Bush-era tax cuts into 2011, ending with the stroke of his pen a bitter schism in his own party and heading off what could have been a major standoff with Republicans. The president hailed the bipartisan effort, acknowledging that both parties compromised on the deal by extending both tax cuts for the wealthy and benefits for the unemployed "It's a good deal for the American people. This is progress and that's what they sent us...Full Story
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