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Fiscal Cliff: Postcards from the Edge


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Speaker of the House John Boehner listens as President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with a bipartisan group of congressional leaders in White House on November 16, 2012 in Washington, DC.
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Speaker of the House John Boehner listens as President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with a bipartisan group of congressional leaders in White House on November 16, 2012 in Washington, DC.

As 2012 comes to close, politicians in Washington are still wrangling over a deal to avert the automatic tax increases and spending cuts which make up the "fiscal cliff." We check in Monday with experts to discuss the latest political and economic developments.

Host: Joshua Johnson

Guests:

  • Douglas Holtz-Eakin, president of the American Action Forum, a center-right policy institute in Washington, D.C.
  • Michael Mandel, chief economist strategist for the Progressive Policy Institute, a centrist Democratic think tank, and former chief economist for Business Week
  • Todd Zwillich, Washington correspondent for Public Radio International's "The Takeaway"

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