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Speaker of the House John Boehner leaves the second House Republican Caucus meeting of the day during a rare New Year's Day session. Later that day he helped pass legislation to avert the "fiscal cliff".

Fall off a fiscal cliff, or navigate a fiscal slope? – Lesson Plan

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By Shannon Sullivan Subjects Economics, Mathematics, Language Arts Estimated Time Two Class Periods Plus Homework Grade Level Grades 9-12 Objective Students will: Review vocabulary related to…read more

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John Boehner (R-OH) took the stage after President Obama's reelection was announced to say that he and House Republicans were prepared to work with the President to find a compromise before the January 1 "fiscal cliff".

What is the “Fiscal Cliff” and Should We Fear it?

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Now that the American people have decided to give President Barack Obama another four years, lawmakers have less than two months to avoid the “fiscal…read more

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