House speaker announces agreement with Senate on two-month payroll tax cut.

December 22, 2011 - 6:25 PM
APTOPIX Congress Payroll Tax

House Minority Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., is followed by reporters after holding a news conference on the payroll tax cut on Capitol Hill on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011 in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

WASHINGTON (AP) — House speaker announces agreement with Senate on two-month payroll tax cut.