Some staffers join Alina Cho and Deb Feyerick to wish our audience a happy Festivus and a wonderful holiday season.
House Speaker John Boehner said yesterday he expected the House to pass a two-month extension of the payroll tax holiday today.
The announcement of the extension was a dramatic turn from just days ago - when the speaker called the short-term extension "nonsense."
The deal will keep 168 million working families from facing a tax hike on New Year's Day. But many Republicans aren't happy with the deal.
Freshman Congressman Tim Huelskamp is one of them. He talks with Alina Cho this morning.
The Fisher House Foundation is giving an incredible gift to troops and their families: A home away from home for the holidays.
It provides houses for families of soldiers receiving care at military medical centers, like the Walter Reed Medical Center.
This morning on American Morning, Fisher House chairman and CEO Kenneth Fisher talks about how they're working to give military families a happy holiday.
This morning, Congress passed legislation to keep the payroll tax cut in place. It's a two-month deal for now, and the typical worker gets to hold onto about $83 a month.
This morning on American morning, Wall Street Journal's senior economics writer Stephen Moore explains the details of the deal that was passed.
2011 has been a packed year, full of political scandals and Congressmen who just can't seem to agree on anything. But, there were a lot of inspiring newsmakers, too.
In the spirit of the holidays, we asked two experts to play Santa Claus and come up with this year's naughty and nice list!
This morning on American Morning, Democratic analyst robert zimmerman and CNN contributor John Avlon share their pics.
"Big Stars, Big Giving" is our special series that shines the spotlight on celebrities and the causes they support.
Will Ferrell famously played President George W. Bush on "Saturday Night Live." He spoofed the news business as Ron Burgundy in "Anchorman." And children of all ages fell in love with him in "Elf."
Ferrell is also giving back, focusing on one special charity close to his heart.
CNN's Alina Cho talk with Christine Romans and Ali Velshi this morning about her chat with the comedian who's making a serious commitment to cancer survivors.
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