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Congress / Payroll Tax Cut #1017183

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 14, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) A pending deal to extend the payroll tax cut featured; statement from top House Republicans quoted; details given about the gridlock over how to pay for the cuts. [February 7, Speaker of the House John BOEHNER – says this spending should be offset with reductions elsewhere.] [Senator Mitch McCONNELL – says this conference seems not to be getting anywhere.] [Representative Dennis ROSS††- says we’ve missed the mark.] [President OBAMA – opposes Washington standing in the way of America’s comeback.] The status of unemployment benefits noted.

Pelley, Scott;
Cordes, Nancy

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