POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Monday  December 19, 2011
December 19th, 2011
05:13 AM ET
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POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Monday December 19, 2011

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.


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.


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