Congress Reaches Tentative Deal on Payroll Tax Cut and Unemployment Benefits

Washington DC - Capitol Hill: United States Ca...

Washington DC - Capitol Hill: United States Capitol - East front (Photo credit: wallyg)

Congressional negotiators have reached a tentative deal to extend the payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits while avoiding a fee cut for Medicare doctors.
News of the deal came hours after President Barack Obama publicly urged Congress to extend the payroll tax cut, which is set to expire at the end of February.
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