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Fiscal Cliff Deadline Looms


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Protesters call for an increase of taxes on the wealthy and voice opposition to cuts in Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid during a demonstration on December 6, 2012 in Chicago.
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Protesters call for an increase of taxes on the wealthy and voice opposition to cuts in Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid during a demonstration on December 6, 2012 in Chicago.

Talks resumed on Wednesday between House Speaker John Boehner and the White House about how to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff -- the automatic spending cuts and tax increases set to take effect in January. But time for a deal is running out. We get the latest on the negotiations.

Host: Dave Iverson

Guests:

  • Heidi Przybla, Congressional Reporter, Bloomberg News
  • Peter Coy, Economics Editor, Bloomberg Businessweek
  • Todd Zwillich, Washington correspondent for Public Radio International's "The Takeaway"

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