Four House Dems call for one-year extension of tax cuts

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellSessions: 'We should be like Canada' in how we take in immigrants NSA spying program overcomes key Senate hurdle Overnight Finance: Lawmakers see shutdown odds rising | Trump calls for looser rules for bank loans | Consumer bureau moves to revise payday lending rule | Trump warns China on trade deficit MORE (R-Ky.) introduced legislation Monday that would extend the tax rates through 2011. 

Several Senate Democrats have said they support an extension of the tax cuts until the economy improves, including Sens. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) and Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.). 

The White House and Pelosi have proposed extending all middle-class tax cuts while allowing the upper income brackets — individuals making at least $200,000 a year and couples making at least $250,000 — to expire at year's end. 

Reps. Jim MathesonJim MathesonTrump's budget targets affordable, reliable power Work begins on T infrastructure plan New president, new Congress, new opportunity MORE (D-Utah), Melissa Bean (D-Ill.), Glenn Nye (D-Va.) and Gary Peters (D-Mich.) wrote the letter as lawmakers are seeking a way forward on the tax cuts. Matheson and Nye are members of the fiscally conservative Blue Dog Coalition.