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Payroll Tax Cut Deal

Michael McAuliff

Payroll Tax Deal Finalized Before Vote | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers signed off on the final details of the bill to extend a payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits Thursday, likely clearing th...

Arthur Delaney

Huge Disagreement On Who Gets Tested In Jobless Drug Testing Bill | Arthur Delaney | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans and Democrats disagree sharply over how many workers will wind up peeing in cups as a result of a payroll tax cut compromise...

Sam Stein

Tentative Deal Reached On Payroll Tax Cut Extension | Sam Stein | Posted 04.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A tentative deal struck by lawmakers Tuesday night may put off what seemed, just days ago, to be a highly contentious rerun of a debate ...

Allen West: House GOP Leadership 'Sold Us Down The Road'

Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) on Friday claimed that Republican leadership had sold the party "down the road" by agreeing to a two-month deal to extend the...

House Republicans Blink In Contentious Year-End Showdown

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — With tea party-backed first-termers calling the shots, House Republicans snatched political defeat from the jaws of victory in a ye...