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House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., left, and Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas walk to the House floor on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, for the final vote on the payroll tax cut extension.

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A big tax present for 160 million wage-earners

Americans are getting an election-year tax present. Congress voted with rare speed and cooperation Friday to extend a Social Security payroll tax cut for 160 million workers and to renew unemployment benefits for millions more who haven’t seen a paycheck in six months.

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