Five days before Christmas, on the night Congress deadlocked on payroll tax rates and unemployment benefits affecting more than 160 million Americans, the first story on World News, the flagship evening broadcast of ABC News, was about a blizzard. “Wicked weather” had people in the east “bracing for a storm that could threaten holiday travel plans for millions.”...
The GOP's concession on extending the payroll tax cut for 160 million Americans apparently broke a log-jam. House and Senate negotiators had a deadline at the end of the month to extend the payroll tax cut, unemployment benefits, an... Read Post
The payroll tax cut, unemployment benefits and the Medicare "doc fix" are all set to expire at the end of the month, meaning 160 million American workers could see their paychecks shrink, unemployed Americans could be shit out of lu... Read Post