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One thing is certain: when the President talks, the Democrats will cheer, the Republicans will be polite. It’s how many times that both sides applaud that will tell you if real compromise is possible.
Mayor Michael Nutter said cities must be able to get the job done every day. He says members of Congress already have jobs and they need to look at this package and make sure other people get jobs too.
State Director for PennPirg, Megan DeSmedt says they lobbied long and hard for the laws that are currently on the books and they may have to go back to Congress to rally to keep them.
The tax fight in Washington continues this week. The public infighting is typical Washington gridlock but what you see is often not what you really get because the private battle is another story.
This could be the pivotal week in talks to resolve the tricky issue of tax cuts.