Congress Averts Government Shutdown, Payroll Tax Still Uncertain

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The House and the Senate have reached a deal on government spending that will keep the Pentagon, the EPA and the Education Department open until the end of this fiscal year. Other agencies were taken care of in November. But the extensions of tax withholding cuts and unemployment benefits are still unresolved. Matthew Cooper is editor at National Journal Daily.

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