WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 20: (R-L) U.S. House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA), House Majority Whip Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), House Republican Conference Chairman Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) ... more 
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 20: (R-L) U.S. House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA), House Majority Whip Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), House Republican Conference Chairman Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) and House Majority Chief Deputy Whip Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) discuss prior to a media availability December 20, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The House rejected the version of the bi-partisan two-month payroll tax cut extension that was approved by a majority of the Senate on December 17. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) less 
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