Brown bucks GOP party line against payroll tax cut

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September 26, 2011
The Boston Globe    
Posted in PND News

"As applause broke out in the House chamber, Scott P. Brown rose to his feet to join an ovation for President Obama. But the enthusiasm came from just half the chamber -- the Democratic side -- and the lanky GOP senator from Massachusetts was a lonely figure standing in a sea of seated, stony-faced Republicans. The one-sided ovation during Obama’s Sept. 8 speech pitching his $447 billion jobs plan came after the president proposed extending last year’s payroll tax cut, an idea that had once garnered bipartisan support but this year has received a tepid reception from many Republicans." (09/26/11)

 

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