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US Business Leaders Press Congress on Debt Deali
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Michael Bowman
November 29, 2012 12:51 PM
Business leaders are pressing Congress for action, and the White House summoned ordinary Americans as Washington heads toward steep automatic tax hikes and spending cuts. Democrats and Republicans have failed for the past year to prevent this so-called fiscal cliff from going into effect January 1st. VOA Senate correspondent Michael Bowman reports members of the business community were on Capitol Hill to deliver a stern message: reach a deal to reduce the federal deficit now, or face ugly economic consequences next year.

US Business Leaders Press Congress on Debt Deal

Michael Bowman

Published November 29, 2012

Business leaders are pressing Congress for action, and the White House summoned ordinary Americans as Washington heads toward steep automatic tax hikes and spending cuts. Democrats and Republicans have failed for the past year to prevent this so-called fiscal cliff from going into effect January 1st. VOA Senate correspondent Michael Bowman reports members of the business community were on Capitol Hill to deliver a stern message: reach a deal to reduce the federal deficit now, or face ugly economic consequences next year.