Fiscal Cliff

Republicans Losing Public Opinion Wars on Fiscal Cliff

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Negotiations are expected to continue on the fiscal cliff with Republicans having high disapproval ratings and President Obama with higher ratings than he has had since the killing of Bin Laden.  Sharp differences remained between congressional Republicans and the White House in talks to avert the cliff, and negotiators warned the showdown could drag on past Christmas. Both sides refused to give any ground in public, with the main sticking point being the expiring tax cuts, which Obama wants extended for all but high earners and Boehner wants extended for everyone.

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