'Fiscal Cliff' Talks Feel Wintry Chill

A chill has descended on Washington just in time for tonight's lighting of the National Christmas Tree. President Obama will preside over an evening festival of star-studded carols and sparkling displays of holiday cheer on the White House Ellipse. But don't expect any of the holiday good will to warm the political frost over the fiscal cliff talks. The White House is mandating that tax hikes for the wealthiest Americans must be part of any deficit-reduction deal with congressional...Full Story
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