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Washington Journal for Thursday, November 29

Washington, DC
Thursday, November 29, 2012

On the Phone: Molly Hooper, The Hill Leadership Reporter

Topic: Speaker Boehner on Wednesday announced his Committee Chairmanship recommendations for the 113th Congress.

Julie Rovner, National Public Radio Health Policy Correspondent 

Topic: Guest will talk about the looming battles over the Affordable Care Act in Congress, the Courts, and at the state level. They include issues over Medicaid, federal subsides, taxes, insurance rules and the Independent Payment Advisory Board. 

Kim Dixon, Reuters Tax Policy Correspondent

Topic: The Payroll Tax Cut were enacted in 2010 with the idea of increasing take-home pay for Americans with hopes of boosting the economy.  Critics however say it did not provide a boost and it caused long-term harm to Social Security.  Guest will discuss what led to the cuts being put into place, how much taxpayers benefited, what they did with the extra money and the political will for the White House and Congress to extend the cut.

William McBride, Tax Foundation Chief Economist and Seth Hanlon, Center for American Progress Fiscal Reform Director

Topic: Guests will not only discuss if the current Payroll Tax Cut should be extended, but the overall impact of the cut upon the current economy.  Guests will also discuss what Congress can do in terms of economic policy to replace the cut if it does not see an extension.

Updated: Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 10:11am (ET)

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