Senate OKs payroll tax cut, huge spending bill

December 18, 2011 at 2:40 pm in Worthington Daily Globe

WASHINGTON (AP) The Senate voted Saturday to temporarily avert a Jan. 1 payroll tax increase and benefit cutoff for the long-time unemployed, forcing a reluctant President Barack Obama to make an election-year choice between unions and environmentalists over whether to build an oil pipeline through the heart of the country. Continue Reading