Us Republicans In Climbdown On Payroll Tax Deal

Payroll Tax Deal

Top US Republican John Boehner has agreed to a House vote on a two-month extension of the payroll tax cut passed by the Senate, US media reports.

Senh: Finally, a victory for Obama. This whole political episode just makes the House look bad.

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