to ramp up pressure on GOP lawmakers by launching robocalls in 20 districts across the country.
President Obama said he was “very pleased” that the Senate voted to extend the payroll tax cut, averting a tax increase for millions of workers on January 1, 2012. (Dec. 17)
Boehner (R-Ohio) said Monday morning that the House is poised to defeat a Senate-passed bill to extend the payroll tax cut for two months because the measure “creates uncertainty” for the U.S. economy. Instead, he said the House would send the bill to a bicameral conference committee. Washington Post