Tax Stalemate Remains
House Republicans won't budge on extending payroll tax cut.
President Obama called House Speaker John Boehner Wednesday to hash out their differences on a payroll tax cut extension.
Republicans are rejecting the 60-day extension passed by the Senate.
Neither side seems willing to give, and millions of Americans could pay the price in just ten days.
House leaders are digging in for a fight.
Even though the Senate has gone home for the holidays, they're demanding they come back to negotiate.
The Senate passed a 60-day extension with broad bipartisan support, and Democrats from the president on down are all but daring the house to let it die.
House leaders won't allow a vote, but are staying in session.
House Democrats are demanding a vote on the Senate bill, but they're not in charge.
While the first family is vacationing in Hawaii, the president is staying Washington, waiting to see whether Republicans blink first.