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PBS NewsHour | In Washington, a Familiar Showdown, but 'People Are Dug in Much Deeper' | PBS

Duration: 08:10
Program: PBS NewsHour #10223
Broadcast Date: Dec. 20, 2011

President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner dug in their heels Tuesday and refused to break a stalemate over extending a payroll tax cut after the House balked at approving a two-month extension. Jeffrey Brown discusses the latest back-and-forth between Democrats and Republicans with Todd Zwillich of WYNC's "The Takeaway."

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Post Date: December 20, 2011