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House Balks at Payroll Tax Deal

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House Speaker John Boehner flatly ruled out approval of a Senate agreement to temporarily extend the payroll tax cut through February, leaving uncertain both the tax cut and other year-end business as Congress struggled to finish its work for 2011. Mr. Boehner said Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press" that a two-month extension was a sign of congressional dysfunction. "How can you do tax policy for two months?" Mr. Boehner said. "We really do believe it's time for the Senate to work with the House to complete our business for the year.

September 2, 2011

Weekly Show

As unemployment numbers stay at 9.1%, a very public spat between President Obama and House Speaker Boehner on the timing of an address to Congress. Plus, analysis on the politics & finances of rebuilding after Hurricane Irene. And an update on GOP fundraising. Joining Gwen: Naftali Bendavid, Wall St Journal; Jeanne Cummings, Bloomberg News; Charles Babington, Associated Press; Eamon Javers, CNBC.

On the Radar: July 14, 2011

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April 1, 2011

Weekly Show

Encouraging new unemployment figures arrive as Congress debates the budget and tries to avoid a government shutdown. Also, the U.S. hands over some military control in Libya to NATO. Plus, the panel looks at the 2012 GOP hopefuls. Joining Gwen Ifill: Yochi Dreazen, National Journal; Greg Ip, The Economist; Naftali Bendavid, The Wall Street Journal; and Karen Tumulty, The Washington Post.
 

On the Radar: January 10, 2011

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On the Radar: December 8, 2010

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On the Radar: November 19, 2010

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November 12, 2010

Weekly Show

Election fallout continues; the President faces challenges abroad & George W. Bush focuses on his legacy. Jackie Calmes (NY Times) on the deficit commission's draft proposals; Naftali Bendavid (Wall Street Journal) examines leadership battles in Congress; Tom Gjelten (NPR) analyzes the struggles of the global economy as Mr. Obama travels to Asia, & Martha Raddatz (ABC News) on the Bush  memoir.

On the Radar: November 10, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

Is Obama's Outreach to the Muslims Working?
by Aamer Madhari, National Journal
In his much-anticipated address in Jakarta today, President Obama didn’t offer the rhetorical breadth or ambition of the landmark speech he made to the Muslim world in Cairo last year. Read more

On the Radar: November 9, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar