WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congressional negotiators agreed on Wednesday to a bipartisan deal to extend a payroll tax cut, which would give a victory to Democrats and allow Republicans to get out from under an issue that threatened to hurt them in the November elections. Senator Max Baucus, a Democrat, told Reuters enough negotiators from both parties had signed off on the accord to clear it for a vote by the full Senate and House of Representatives. The two chambers are expected to vote on the deal before lawmakers depart Friday for a week-long recess. …

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Speaker Boehner announced the agreement in a brief statement: "Senator Reid and I have reached an agreement that will ensure taxes do not increase for Congressional negotiators approved a deal Thursday to extend the payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits while avoiding a fee cut for Medicare Republicans and Democrats in hopeful of finalising details on tax cut and sending measure to president this week Congress passes payroll tax cut passed a bipartisan deal Friday morning extending the tax cut and unemployment benefits tax deal. Tags: congress, passes, payroll, deal, has reached a tentative deal to extend three economic policies set to expire at the end of the month, including an extension of the iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- has reached a tentative deal to extend three economic policies set to expire at the end of the month U.S. lawmakers reached a tentative deal on Tuesday on legislation aimed at boosting the economy by extending a tax cut for 160 million workers

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