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    Obama Meets With Congressional Leaders as Fiscal Cliff Deadline Loomsi
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    December 29, 2012 1:27 AM
    U.S. President Barack Obama has met with the top congressional leaders from both political parties and says he is hopeful a deal can still be reached to avert tax increases and spending cuts known as the fiscal cliff. Across the country, some Americans are feeling anxious and frustrated as the Tuesday deadline approaches. VOA congressional correspondent Cindy Saine reports from Washington.

    Obama Meets With Congressional Leaders as Fiscal Cliff Deadline Looms

    Published December 28, 2012

    U.S. President Barack Obama has met with the top congressional leaders from both political parties and says he is hopeful a deal can still be reached to avert tax increases and spending cuts known as the fiscal cliff. Across the country, some Americans are feeling anxious and frustrated as the Tuesday deadline approaches. VOA congressional correspondent Cindy Saine reports from Washington.


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