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The nation in brief

Posted: December 5, 2012 at 5:17 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “We have the potential of getting a deal done.We’re going to have to see the rates on the top 2 percent go up, and we’re not going to be able to get a deal without it.” President Barack Obama, sketching out a potential deal to avert the “fiscal cliff” Article, 1A

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