House Democratic Leadership on Payroll Tax Cut
House Democratic leaders called on House Republicans to immediately begin working with Democrats on a long-term agreement to extend the… read more
House Democratic leaders called on House Republicans to immediately begin working with Democrats on a long-term agreement to extend the payroll tax cut for 160 million Americans. The news conference followed a House pro forma session in which Speaker Pro Tempore Jeff Denham, under orders from Speaker Boehner, refused to allow Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn to speak on the floor and call for the payroll tax cut conference committee to get to work. close
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- Xavier Becerra U.S. Representative [D] California
- James E. Clyburn U.S. Representative [D] South Carolina
- Donna F. Edwards U.S. Representative [D] Maryland
- John B. Larson U.S. Representative [D] Connecticut
- Nancy Pelosi U.S. Representative [D] California
- Christopher Van Hollen U.S. Representative [D] Maryland
- Henry Waxman U.S. Representative [D] California
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