Daily Archives: December 6, 2010

GOP, Dems nearing deal on taxes, jobless benefits

By JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

WASHINGTON – An outline of a bipartisan economic package is emerging that would temporarily extend the Bush-era tax rates for all taxpayers, while extending jobless benefits for millions of Americans.

Differences remained over details, including White House demands for middle- and low-income tax credits. But Republicans and Democrats appeared to come together Sunday, raising the possibility of a deal in Congress by the end of the week. Continue reading

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