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underpants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 06:56 PM
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UPDATE 1-U.S. Republicans back payroll tax cut extension (FOLD)
Source: Reuters

* McConnell: Majority of Republicans want to renew tax cut

* Republicans to offer alternate way to pay for tax cut

* Payroll tax deal could help jobless benefit extension

WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. Congress on Tuesday threw their support behind a payroll tax cut extension, trying to blunt charges ahead of 2012 elections of favoring wealthy Americans over middle-class workers.



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Name removed Donating Member (0 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 07:10 PM
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neverforget Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 07:30 PM
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2. Are they going to take hostages or are they going to do this out of the goodness
of their hearts?
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HuskiesHowls Donating Member (582 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 07:37 PM
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3. They have hearts?? n/t
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neverforget Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 07:47 PM
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4. good point
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Seedersandleechers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 07:58 PM
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5. How does the payroll tax cut extention
help the jobless benefit extension? :shrug:
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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 03:36 AM
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6. it will be another weapon used against Social Security and does not help the jobless at all.
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Fumesucker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 04:26 AM
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7. Please don't throw me in that briar patch Br'er Fox..
At one time I would have said that the Democrats got suckered again but now I think both sides know exactly what they are doing.



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