December 5th, 2010
10:52 AM ET
4 years ago

Senators offer different timetables for tax cuts

Washington (CNN) - The congressional battle over the extension of the Bush-era tax cuts continued Sunday when Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch said he would accept a two-year extension of the current tax levels, and Oregon Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden said he would accept a one-year extension.

"I've said that neither side has the votes to get what they want, so I think we're going to have to kick it over for about two years," Hatch said on CNN's "State of the Union."
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December 5th, 2010
09:47 AM ET
4 years ago

Lugar: Senate has votes to pass START

Washington (CNN) - The top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee laid out his plan Sunday for the lame-duck session of Congress, which includes the passage of the New START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty).

In an interview on CNN's "State of the Union," Indiana Republican Sen. Richard Lugar said he thinks there are enough votes for the treaty - a nuclear arms agreement between Russia and the United States - to pass through the Senate.
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Filed under: Congress • Dick Lugar • START treaty • TV-State of the Union
December 5th, 2010
05:11 AM ET
4 years ago

State of the Union Early Bird for December 5, 2010

(CNN)–It's early, and State of the Union is bringing you the best of the morning headlines to go with your coffee.

On our radar today:  Rep. Charlie Rangel's reaction to his censure, the latest in negotiations for extending the Bush tax cuts, and the effect Wikileaks has had on our intelligence community.

Check out some of our must-see reads this morning, and make sure to watch the show today at 9am/12pm ET.

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