Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., center, accompanied by Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., left, signals a thumbs-up to reporters on Capitol Hill.
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., center, accompanied by Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., left, signals a thumbs-up to reporters on Capitol Hill. AP
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., center, accompanied by Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., left, signals a thumbs-up to reporters on Capitol Hill. AP

Congress' payroll-tax deal a rare bipartisan effort

February 17, 2012 11:52 AM

More Videos

  • What happens when the government shuts down?

    The world won't end if Washington can't find a way to pass a funding bill before this weekend. That's the truth about a government "shutdown": the government doesn't shut down.