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Still time to dodge the cliff, Obama, Boehner say

With Congress in gridlock and stocks taking a fall, President Barack Obama issued a stern summons to lawmakers Friday to pass legislation to prevent year-end fiscal... Read more »

Dec. 21, 2012

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Fiscal cliff talks hit a lull with Boehner's 'Plan B,' which would extend Bush-era tax cuts

The White House and leading congressional Democrats immediately rejected Boehner's "Plan B," which would extend soon-to-expire Bush-era tax cuts for everyone making... Read more »

Dec. 18, 2012

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No budging as fiscal cliff talks appear stalled

Republicans aren't budging on tax rates, and Democrats are resisting steps like raising the eligibility age for Medicare. Negotiations on averting a year-end fiscal... Read more »

Dec. 12, 2012

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House Speaker John Boehner: 'Serious differences' remain in talks (+video)

House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday that "serious differences" remain between him and President Barack Obama in negotiations on averting automatic spending cuts... Read more »

Dec. 12, 2012

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Fiscal cliff talks intense; Obama and Boehner talk

Despite an intensifying pace, little progress is being reported in talks on averting automatic spending cuts and tax increases that economists fear could send the U.S.... Read more »

Dec. 12, 2012

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GOP's Boehner says Obama slow-walking cliff talks

House Speaker John Boehner accused President Barack Obama on Tuesday of slow-walking negotiations to avoid the "fiscal cliff" and urged him to name specific cuts in... Read more »

Dec. 11, 2012

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