Tax-cut battle looms for Obama

Republicans demand that tax cuts for working and middle classes be extended to the rich.

    Time is running out for the Obama administration to find a compromise on Bush-era tax cuts which are set to expire at the end of the month.

    The White House wants to keep the measures for the working and middle classes but the Republican party says the cuts should be extended to the rich.

    Al Jazeera's Patty Culhane reports from Washington.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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