House Debates Payroll Tax Extension Plan

In This Photo: Nancy Pelosi
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) talks with members of the news media before heading into a House Democratic caucus meeting at the U.S. Captiol December 19, 2011 in Washington, DC. The House is expected to reject legislation passed by the Senate last week extended the payroll tax cuts and unemployment benefits by two months instead of a year, which House Republicans are demanding.
(Dec. 18, 2011 - Source: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images North America)