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Democrats Sign Conference Report

Democratic members of the appropriations conference committee finally signed the conference report Thursday night after withholding their John Hancocks in hopes of negotiating a better deal on a payroll-tax cut package.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., released the conferees, apparently confident a deal with Republicans on a package that would extend the payroll tax holiday and federal unemployment insurance while also ensuring that doctors who see Medicare patients do not take a 27 percent pay cut was close at hand.



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