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Poll Results: Who's to Blame For 'Fiscal Cliff?'

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Is U.S. Budget Deficit Shrinking Too Fast?

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With all the high-profile haggling over tax increases and spending cuts to avert the fiscal cliff, is it possible the federal budget deficit is shrinking too fast? David Wessel explores that jarring question on The News Hub.

The Zen of the Fiscal Cliff

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If you are distracted by the holidays and not paying attention to every twist and turn of the fiscal cliff drama, the guidelines we set up several weeks ago still apply. Until House Republicans say they support a tax rate hike, you can ignore the noise and go about your life.

As Fiscal Talks Heat Up, Questions on Whether Boehner Can Get the Votes

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With negotiations quickening on Tuesday to prevent a year-end fiscal crisis, White House officials once again are confronting a vexing question: Can Speaker John A. Boehner deliver enough Republican votes for whatever deficit-reduction plan he and President Obama might decide?

PBS Newshour: Fiscally Conservative Democrat Rep. Allyson Schwartz Discusses Budget Options

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Socially liberal and fiscally conservative, Rep. Allyson Schwartz, D-Penn., leads the centrist New Democratic Coalition, serving as a go-between between House leaders and moderate lawmakers. Gwen Ifill talks to the congresswoman for an update on budget negotiations and finding a solution before Christmas.

 

Obama Takes Push For Higher Taxes On Wealthy To Workers At Michigan Plant

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President Obama hit the campaign trail again on Monday — more than a month after the election — firing up a crowd of blue-collar automotive workers with calls to raise taxes on the wealthy and eagerly wading into a local political dispute over the powers of labor unions.

Message to Dems: Do Your Own Job!

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No Word On Deal In Washington

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President Obama and Speaker Boehner spent Sunday together discussing the fiscal cliff.

Time Running Out On ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Deal

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The contours of a deal to avert the year-end fiscal cliff are becoming increasingly clear. But progress has been slow, and time is running out for leaders to seal an agreement and sell it to restless lawmakers who so far have been given little information.

Fiscal cliff stalemate, DeMint's resignation and Syria's chemical weapons

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President Obama and Speaker Boehner remain divided over fiscal cliff specifics as a solution appears distant. Also, Republican Senator Jim DeMint’s decision to resign highlights a GOP intra-party squabbles. Plus, is threat of chemical weapons in Syria a game changer? Joining Gwen: Jackie Calmes, New York Times; Amy Walter, ABC News; Eamon Javers, CNBC; James Kitfield, National Journal.