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U.S. House Turns Down Two-Month Extension of Payroll Tax Cut

December 20, 2011

Dec. 20 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. House of Representatives rejected a two-month extension of an expiring payroll tax cut, setting up a clash with President Barack Obama and the U.S. Senate.

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