December 8, 2010 Obama defends tax compromise with GOP; new suicide bombing in Pakistan; Washington Redskins suspend Haynesworth
December 6, 2010 The White House seems ready to compromise on extending the Bush-era tax cuts for another two years, in exchange for extending unemployment insurance benefits. But the left is livid.
December 6, 2010 A report indicates Obama is negotiating hard for middle class elements in the tax cut deal.
December 3, 2010 Two polls had strikingly different results for how much support there is to extend tax cuts for all. A CBS News poll showed just over a quarter don't want the wealthiest to get all the cuts while a Gallup poll put that number at 40 percent.
November 29, 2010 In its waning days, the Democratic-controlled Congress is like a football team that must score by getting passage of important issues like raising the debt limit, extending unemployment insurance and how to do the same with the Bush tax cuts.