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West Wing Week: 12/23/11 or "#40dollars"

December 22, 2011

Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. With the holidays in full swing and the countdown clock ticking away, the President continued to press for the extension of the payroll tax cut for 160 million working Americans and unemployment insurance benefits for millions of others looking for work. The President urged House Republicans to put aside their political games and pass the bill that's garnered overwhelming, bipartisan support in the US Senate. That's December 16th to December 22nd or "#40dollars."