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Conferees Continue to Meet on Tax Cut Extension

Washington, DC
Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Republicans & Democrats in Congress continue to disagree on how to pay for an extension of a payroll tax cut & unemployment benefits that expire at the end of February. Members approved a short-term extension back in December, because they couldn’t come to an agreement.

During the fourth set of negotiations between the House & Senate on Tuesday, debate turned to freezing federal pay & increasing Medicare premiums for more affluent seniors

Updated: Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 1:07pm (ET)

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