February 14th, 2012
08:46 PM ET
2 years ago

Tentative payroll tax cut deal reached, GOP legislators say

Washington (CNN) – Congressional negotiators reached a tentative deal Tuesday to extend the payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits while avoiding a fee cut for Medicare doctors, according to Republican legislators and aides.

The framework deal followed a key Republican concession Monday and could receive the endorsement of a House-Senate conference committee on Wednesday.

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