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  • House to Vote Friday on GOP Student Loan Plan Wednesday, 25 Apr 2012 | 5:02 PM ET

    Speaker John Boehner says the House will vote Friday on a GOP bill preventing interest rates on federal student loans from doubling this summer. But the legislation will be paid for by cutting money from President Barack Obama's health care overhaul law.

  • Payroll Tax Fight: Quiet Surrender for GOP Friday, 17 Feb 2012 | 1:21 PM ET
    U.S. Minority Leader Rep. John Boehner

    A united House Republican leadership surrendered crisply and cleanly on legislation to extend expiring payroll tax cuts for 160 million Americans, skipping most if not all of the self-defeating drama that accompanied their far noisier retreat on the issue late last year.

  • Payroll-Tax Cut Measure Signed Into Law by Obama Friday, 23 Dec 2011 | 1:55 PM ET

    President Obama signed legislation Friday extending a payroll tax cut for two months, concluding an end-of-year drama that split Republicans and threatened a tax hike on 160 million Americans.

  • Will the Payroll Tax Cut Vote Get Derailed Today? Friday, 23 Dec 2011 | 8:54 AM ET
    U.S. Minority Leader Rep. John Boehner

    Congress is set to move out its  payroll tax extension deal today, but the plan could still get hung up if anyone in the House rank and file gets testy.

  • Boehner: Two Month Tax Deal Reached  Thursday, 22 Dec 2011 | 5:34 PM ET

    Speaker John Boehner, (R-OH) says a two month agreement has been reached on the payroll tax-cut extention bill and he will ask for unanimous consent.

  • Boehner Speaks on Payroll Tax Debacle  Thursday, 22 Dec 2011 | 10:00 AM ET

    Speaker John Boehner speaks on the payroll tax extension. 'It's time for us to sit down and have a serious negotiation and solve this problem so American workers don't see their taxes go up in January,' he says.

  • Results of CNBC's 2011 Winners & Losers Poll Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 | 12:35 PM ET
    Winners & Losers - A CNBC Special Report

    For the first time in our survey, not one newsmaker emerged a winner. See how President Obama, Bernanke, Brian Moynihan and others fared.

  • House Rejects Senate Bill to Extend Payroll-Tax Cut Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011 | 3:45 PM ET
    The House rejected the version of the bi-partisan two-month payroll tax cut extension that was approved by a majority of the Senate.

    An extension of the payroll-tax cut was in serious jeopardy Tuesday as the House and Senate refused to negotiate a compromise that affects 160 million Americans.

  • Boehner: We're Proud of the Bill That We Passed  Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011 | 2:16 PM ET

    Speaker of the House John Boehner speaks to the decision for a formal conference to resolve the differences for the payroll tax cut bill between the Senate and the House.

  • House Rejects Senate Bill To Extend Payroll-Tax Cut Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011 | 1:23 PM ET
    US Capitol Building

    The GOP-led House rejected a Senate bill to extend the payroll-tax cut for two months, putting the two chambers on yet-another collision course with millions of Americans facing tax increases and cuts in jobless benefits if the dispute is not resolved by year-end.

  • Scheduled to vote today, the House of Representatives is contentiously debating a Republican proposal that rejects a two-month extension of the payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits.

  • US House Sets Tuesday Vote on Payroll Tax Cut Talks Monday, 19 Dec 2011 | 8:49 PM ET
    US Capitol Building

    The U.S. House of Representatives will vote sometime Tuesday on a Republican plan calling for new negotiations with the Senate on extending a payroll tax cut now set to expire on Dec. 31, House lawmakers said on Monday.

  • Jarrett: Payroll Tax Drama  Monday, 19 Dec 2011 | 2:31 PM ET

    Valerie Jarret, President Obama's senior advisor shares details behind House Speaker John Boehner's promise to vote down a Senate bill that extends payroll tax cuts for another two months.

  • Boehner on Payroll Tax Extension Controversy  Monday, 19 Dec 2011 | 10:18 AM ET

    Both parties agree the payroll tax cut needs to be extended for a year, says Rep. John Boehner, (R) House Speaker. "You can't do tax policy two months at a time," he adds.

  • CNBC's Winners & Losers of the Financial World in 2011 Thursday, 15 Dec 2011 | 11:20 AM ET
    Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz

    As we seek your votes on this year's candidates, you’ll note that we have few repeats from 2010 and only one person who  also made our inaugural list of 2009.

  • After struggling all year for an economic message that resonates broadly with Americans in hard times, President Obama and Congressional Democrats have settled on one they believe can carry through next year’s election as they use a fight over payroll taxes to portray Republicans as defenders of the wealthy at the expense of the middle class.  The New York Times reports.

  • Didn’t our Democratic friends always intend to derail the supercommittee over the top Bush tax rates? You remember that $800 billion revenue number always floating around from the Democratic leaks?

  • Government Shutdown Ahead?  Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 10:42 AM ET

    Lawmakers in Washington are still at odds over spending and debt reduction. There's a key vote in the Senate later today, but is there any chance of a resolution? CNBC's John Harwood explains. Harwood also weighs in on the likelihood of a Chris Christie presidential run.

  • How to Trade on a Potential Government Shutdown Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 9:32 AM ET

    It's back to the future as Congress tussles over a continuing resolution to fund the government. Here's how to trade on the brinkmanship.

  • A Tax Others Embrace, US Opposes Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011 | 1:29 PM ET
    Barack Obama

    Whether the taxes on the rich in Europe raise enough money to close much of their budget shortfalls, they are being promoted as a step toward economic fairness at a time when governments are cutting spending on social programs like pensions, health care and education. The New York Times reports.