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


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