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Obama Payroll Tax Cut Extension

Michael McAuliff

WATCH: Democrat Slams Party, President For 'Unravelling' Social Security

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Tom Harkin slammed his own president and party for hatching the payroll tax cut deal that is expected to pass Congress Friday, sayi...

Sam Stein

Obama Calls Boehner To Press Him On Payroll Tax Cut Extension

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama made phone calls to leaders on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning in an effort to encourage them to pass a two-month ...

Michael McAuliff

White House Promises Veto Of GOP Payroll Tax Extension

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House issued an unequivocal threat to veto the House Republican bill to extend the payroll tax cut Tuesday, condemning it as a...

Michael McAuliff

Democrats Push New Payroll Tax Cut

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats offered their second plan to extend the payroll tax cut Monday, this time proposing a smaller tax on the wealthy to pay...

Top Republicans Back Crucial Expiring Provisions

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

Maine Republican Sens. Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins have come out in favor of extending unemployment benefits and the Social Security payroll tax c...