Payroll Tax Standoff Continues as Republicans, Democrats Refuse to Budge

President Obama today called House Speaker John Boehner, urging him to get House members to support a two-month extension of the payroll tax cuts and unemployment benefits ahead of the winter holiday season and before millions of workers see tax increases on Jan. 1. The president, who delayed his vacation to Hawaii because of the stalemate, telephoned and urged Boehner, R-Ohio, to bring his caucus members back for a vote and said it is the only viable way to give both sides time to complete...Full Story
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