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Economy: Unemployment and Taxes #981763

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 04, 2010
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(White House: Mike Viqueira) The partisan clash over extending the Bush tax cuts featured; details given about the class divide leading to a vote failure and the issue of unemployment benefits. [President OBAMA - comments on job growth.] [Senators Bernie SANDERS, Charles GRASSLEY, Jon KYL - speak about taxes.] [OBAMA - comments on compromise and a trade agreement with South Korea.]

(Studio: Lester Holt; Capitol Hill: Ken Strickland) The prospects for hardcore closed-door negotiations in Congress over unemployment benefits and the START treaty with Russia with the likelihood of a tax extension for all Americans discussed.

(Studio: Lester Holt) Tomorrow's guests on "Meet the Press" noted.

Holt, Lester;
Viqueira, Mike;
Strickland, Ken

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