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February 17, 2012 11:52 AM

Congress' payroll-tax deal a rare bipartisan effort

Congress on Friday overwhelmingly approved extending a payroll tax cut for 160 million workers through the end of the year, probably the biggest accomplishment lawmakers will be able to savor in 2012.

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