House Debates Payroll Tax Extension Plan

Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) reads a list of quotes by Senate Democrats during a brief news conference with Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) (C) and Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) (L) after a House GOP caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol December 19, 2011 in Washington, DC. Boehner said he expects the House to reject a short-term plan to extend the tax cuts for another two months that passe the Senate last week.
(Dec. 18, 2011 - Source: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images North America)