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  • 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.

  • Boehner: Possible Gov. Shutdown     Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 11:20 AM ET

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) discusses the possibility of a government shutdown.

  • 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.

  • GOP Jobs Bill Unveiled     Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 7:15 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the details on the GOP's alternative jobs bill, and debating whether pro-growth tax reform legislation is needed, with Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and Rep. Nan Hayworth, (R-NY).

  • Boehner: Job Creators in America are ‘On Strike’ Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 4:44 PM ET
    U.S. Minority Leader Rep. John Boehner

    House Speaker John Boehner is calling for tax reform. In a speech today at the Economic Club of Washington, Boehner stressed the need to close loopholes and not raise income taxes that would hurt job growth.

  • Rep. Boehner Jobs Plan Unveiled     Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 2:10 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest details on House Speaker Boehner's jobs creation plan which does not include tax increases.

  • Republican Jobs Plan     Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 1:07 PM ET

    House Speaker John Boehner presents the Republican jobs plan to the Economic Club of Washington. CNBC's John Harwood has the details.

  • Power Play: Obama vs. Boehner     Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 1:15 PM ET

    Is all the partisan bickering and clashing hurting the economic recovery? Andrew Parmentier, Height Analytics, and Bill George, former Medtronic chairman/CEO weigh in.

  • Obama: Save the Date & Jobs     Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 12:04 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood with a look at the confusion over the date for President Obama's speech to Congress on September 8th, and a preview of what might be in his job proposal.

  • Boehner Asks Obama to Delay Address     Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 4:31 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports House Speaker John Boehner has requested the President move the date on his address to Congress.

  • Valliere: Thank You, Tea Party Know-Nothings Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 10:36 AM ET

    As a long-time bond bull, my gratitude to the know-nothings in the Tea Party is profound. So what if they played a major role in taking a thousand points off the stock market in the wake of the U.S. debt downgrade?