The nation in brief

Posted: December 14, 2012 at 2:34 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “I think Speaker Boehner has a contentious caucus, as his caucus is tough on him sometimes so he doesn’t want to look like he’s giving in to me somehow because that might hurt him in his own caucus.” President Barack Obama, in an interview in which he said he was hopeful of a “change in attitude” from Republicans on raising taxes on the top earners Article, 1A

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