In other news Friday, Congress voted to extend a payroll tax cut for 160 million Americans two weeks before the cuts were due to expire. Also, a 29-year-old Moroccan man was arrested after allegedly planning to detonate a suicide bomb…
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told Judy Woodruff in an interview Thursday that the deal forged on Capitol Hill to extend a payroll tax cut and continue unemployment insurance benefits will create jobs and help the economy. Pelosi also discussed…
What Extending Payroll Tax Cut, Jobless Benefits Would Mean for Americans…
The House passed a $1 trillion spending bill Friday to fund much of the government through next September and avoid a federal shutdown this weekend, but both parties remain split over how to extend a payroll tax cut. Jim Lehrer…
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the week's top political news, including the likelihood of Newt Gingrich being elected president, Bill Clinton's post-presidential work, lawmakers' struggles over the payroll tax cut extension and Rep.
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