Democrats Meet with Obama Over Tax Cuts Deal

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Washington, D.C. (AP) - President Barack Obama met with Democratic
congressional leaders at the White House on Monday, eager to seal a
year-end bipartisan agreement to extend expiring tax cuts to all
Americans and renew jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed.

The White House has also been floating the possibility of
including a temporary payroll tax holiday in any agreement as a way
to help stimulate the economy, officials said. They spoke on
condition of anonymity, saying they were not authorized to discuss
recent developments.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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