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Diving off the fiscal cliff? Bring it on.

Nov 30, 2012
Most of the chatter we've heard about the fiscal cliff focuses on the deal or no deal deadlock strangling Capitol Hill. So what if, in the end, there is no deal? Commentator Megan McArdle says that might be a good thing.
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How the fiscal cliff may affect child poverty

Nov 30, 2012
Much of the buzz about the fiscal cliff has been about how it will affect the wealthy and middle class. But how might it impact children living if poverty if a deal isn't reached?
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Markets react to fiscal cliff talks

Nov 30, 2012
Markets fell yesterday just moments after House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said no substantive progress had been made in the latest fiscal cliff negotiations.
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Defense education, training programs at stake if no fiscal deal reached

Nov 30, 2012
If a deal isn't reached on the fiscal cliff, the Defense Department faces half-a-trillion dollars worth of cuts across the board. So why can't lawmakers come to an agreement?
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Rand Paul predicts 'Big, bad, ugly' budget deal

Nov 30, 2012
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) joins us to share his thoughts on the ongoing negotiations to avoid the 'fiscal cliff.'
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A fiscal cliff countdown clock? What would you rather count down?

Nov 29, 2012
CNBC has a countdown clock marking how many days, hours, minutes and seconds until we fall off of the fiscal cliff. But that's so boring...what else would you use a countdown clock for?
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Americans choose sides on words, not just politics

Nov 29, 2012
The polling firm Gallup has gathered new data on how Americans feel about certain key economic phrases such as free enterprise, capitalism, and federal government.
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Obama tries a hashtag to avoid the fiscal cliff

Nov 28, 2012
The Obama administration is using #My2K to raise awareness about middle-class tax increases.
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Warren Buffett on Jamie Dimon as Treasury Secretary, the fiscal cliff, and taxes

Nov 27, 2012
All the talk these days is about the likelihood of the U.S. Congress avoiding a fiscal cliff. You know who’s not worried? Warren Buffett. Plus, his views on the next Treasury Secretary, Oreos for breakfast, and taxing the rich.
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Congress eyes limit to mortgage interest deduction

Nov 27, 2012
As Congress tries to reach a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff, lawmakers are considering a cap on the mortgage interest deduction.
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