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‘Cliff’ deal by Christmas said growing dim on Hill

Thursday, December 13, 2012

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House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday at the Capitol that he and President Barack Obama were “frank” about the gulf in their positions.

House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday at the Capitol that he and President Barack Obama were “frank” about the gulf in their positions.

Republicans in Congress hardened their resistance to President Barack Obama’s proposed higher taxes for top earners and demanded a spending-cut plan, as lawmakers in both parties said it’s becoming less likely an agreement can be enacted before Christmas.


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