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Movement seen in 'fiscal cliff' talks as John Boehner, President Obama meet

President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner met at the White House on Monday in hopes of continuing to make progress on a plan to deal with the "fiscal cliff." Read more »

Dec. 17, 2012

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The president's response to Boehner's most recent fiscal cliff proposal could be the one

President Barack Obama has agreed to curtail future cost-of-living increases for recipients of Social Security and softened his demand for higher taxes at upper income... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2012

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Small businesses already slipping off the 'fiscal cliff'

More than 1,000 miles from Washington, D.C., Marie DeNicola's small business is already experiencing the consequences of lawmakers' inability to compromise on the budget. 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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