Takes on the Payroll Tax Cut Clash

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AP: “For all his problems with the economy, President Barack Obama is getting unexpected help from a Republican Party that seems incapable of capitalizing on its advantages.”

NY Times: “[Obama] got a lot politically: a big start toward retiring the perception — fair or not, and even among Democrats — that in a pinch with the other party he will inevitably surrender.”

Washington Post: “The agreement represented a remarkable capitulation on the part of House Republicans, who had two days earlier rejected such a deal with Democrats as the kind of half-measure that their new majority was elected to thwart.”

Related Topics: GOP, John Boehner, Payroll Tax Cut, 2012 Elections, Congress, Democratic Party, House, News, Republican Party, Senate, Taxes, The Page, White House

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