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GOP maps strategy in wake of payroll tax debacle

WASHINGTON — When last seen in Washington, House Republicans were furious with their own leader, Speaker John Boehner, and angry with their Senate Republican brethren over how the showdown over the Social Security tax cut turned into a year-end political ...

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Leaders block quick Senate vote on payroll tax

WASHINGTON — Congressional negotiations over a bill extending a payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits can begin as soon the Senate rejects a version the House approved despite a White House veto threat, the Senate’s top Democrat said Wednesday. Senate ...

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Obama pushing for payroll tax cut extension

MANCHESTER, N.H. — President Barack Obama, visiting the home of the nation’s first presidential primary, urged Republicans to support a payroll tax cut next week. Obama argued Tuesday that a failure to extend the tax breaks would hurt middle-class families ...

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