Obama, congressional Democrats to meet on taxes: aide

WASHINGTON Mon Dec 6, 2010 4:42pm EST

Democrat Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin (D-IL) (L) and Republican Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl (R-AZ) discuss the Senate's agenda during the lame duck session on CBS News' ''Face the Nation'' in Washington December 5, 2010. REUTERS/Chris Usher-Face the Nation/Handout

Democrat Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin (D-IL) (L) and Republican Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl (R-AZ) discuss the Senate's agenda during the lame duck session on CBS News' ''Face the Nation'' in Washington December 5, 2010.

Credit: Reuters/Chris Usher-Face the Nation/Handout

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic leaders in the Congress will meet later on Monday with President Barack Obama to discuss efforts to pass legislation this year extending Bush-era tax cuts, according to a congressional aide.

The meeting time has not yet been set, the aide added.

(Reporting by Richard Cowan)

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Comments (23)
EricLKlein wrote:
As Republicans have delayed a decision on the tax cuts for months it means that they are responsible for the “uncertainty over taxes discourages investment and hurts job growth”

Dec 06, 2010 1:46am EST  --  Report as abuse
minipaws wrote:
A printing we will go, a printing we will go, high ho the dairyo, a printing we will go!

Dec 06, 2010 6:22am EST  --  Report as abuse
andrewhorning wrote:
I’m sure they’ll succeed; the entrenched powers are, after all, united against us.

Dec 06, 2010 9:13am EST  --  Report as abuse
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