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Obama Payroll Tax Cut Extension

Obama Signs Payroll Tax Cut Extension

AP | By MARK S. SMITH | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama signed the payroll tax cut extension into law Wednesday, notching an election-year victory and rare bipartisan ag...

Obama Finally Scores Coveted Win

AP | By ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 02.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The $143 billion payroll tax cut won by President Barack Obama may be the last significant measure he receives from a deeply divided Con...

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...

McConnell Urges Compromise Over Contentious Issue

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR and LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP aides say House Republican leaders have agreed to a two-month extension of Social Security payroll tax cuts and federal unemployment...

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...

Obama Says He'll Walk The Walk On Grinch Threat

AP | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is emphasizing that he would forgo his Hawaiian vacation and stay in Washington for "as long as it takes" Co...

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...

Obama Urges Voters To Get Involved In Tax Cut Fight

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 02.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama wants voters to get involved in the debate over extending the reduced payroll tax and he's asking them to te...

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...