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