Obama calls on Republicans to extend the payroll tax cut in Washington

 
Obama calls on Republicans to extend the payroll tax cut  in Washington
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about extending the payroll tax cut from the White House in Washington December 22, 2011. With House of Representatives Republicans under attack from friends and foes, Democrats held out for victory in a fight over extending the payroll tax cut for millions of workers that is set to expire at year's end. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)