December 3rd, 2010
08:36 AM ET
4 years ago

BREAKING: New job numbers

(CNN) - The economy added 39,000 jobs in November - the worst number since September, government says. Unemployment rises to 9.8% from 9.6%. Stock futures turn lower.


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House, Senate Democrats: No tax cuts to 'millionaires'
December 3rd, 2010
07:26 AM ET
4 years ago

House, Senate Democrats: No tax cuts to 'millionaires'

Washington (CNN) – Senate Democrats are moving ahead with a Saturday vote on a pair of bills that could extend Bush-era tax cuts.

Votes on a couple of other tax-related items were scuttled late Thursday by an unnamed Republican, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced.

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Filed under: Congress • House • Senate • Taxes
POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Friday, December 3, 2010
December 3rd, 2010
04:22 AM ET
4 years ago

POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Friday, December 3, 2010

The CNN Washington Bureau’s morning speed read of the top stories making news from around the country and the world. Click on the headlines for more.

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CNN: House, Senate Democrats: no tax cut extension over $250,000
With Republicans steadfast in supporting an indefinite extension of all Bush-era tax cuts, Democrats in the House and the Senate moved Thursday to limit the reductions, in full, only for families making $250,000 a year or less. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced on Thursday night that he was told a single unnamed Republican scuttled an agreement over a plan for several tax-related votes. Despite that, Democrats would go ahead and weigh in Saturday only on the two bills that many of their members supported. Earlier in the day, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a measure 234-188 to allow tax cuts instituted under President George W. Bush to expire this December 31 for Americans' incomes above a quarter-million dollars annually.

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