US congress mired in budget deadlock

Political leaders on both sides of the aisle are dragging their feet on extended payroll tax cut.

    The latest US political spat concerns a tax break extension for millions of families.

    Members of the Republican-led House have vowed to reject a Senate bill that would extend the measure for two months.

    John Hendren has more on the impact of Congress' failure to reach a consensus.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Revival: The Muslim Response to the Crusades

    Revival: The Muslim Response to the Crusades

    This part of 'The Crusades: An Arab Perspective' explores the birth of the Muslim revival in the face of the Crusades.

    Going undercover as a sex worker

    Going undercover as a sex worker

    A photojournalist describes how she posed as a prostitute to follow the trade in human flesh.

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    It's time to change the way we talk and think about Africa.