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CNN: House leader rejects Senate payroll tax plan
House Speaker John Boehner said Sunday that he opposed a temporary extension of a payroll tax cut, saying the two-month plan passed by the Senate "is just kicking the can down the road."
CNN: As Iowa looms, playing field suddenly shifts for Romney
Mitt Romney is returning to safe harbor on Tuesday, kicking off a week-long tour of New Hampshire, his early state stronghold.