Talks to deal with ‘fiscal cliff’ advance
Social Security likely on table
Posted: December 18, 2012 at 12:33 a.m.
President Barack Obama has agreed to curtail future cost-of-living increases for recipients of Social Security and softened his demand for higher taxes at upper income levels as part of accelerating negotiations with House Speaker John Boehner to avoid a “fiscal cliff,” people familiar with the talks said Monday.
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