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House to meet Sunday on ‘fiscal cliff’ impasse

Posted: December 28, 2012 at 12:54 a.m.

President Barack Obama arrives Thursday at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland. He is to meet today with congressional leaders regarding the “fiscal cliff.”

The House will hold its first Sunday session in more than two years as lawmakers seek to resolve a budget impasse before at least $600 billion in spending cuts and tax increases begin New Year’s Day.

Hoyer: People should be upset with Congress

House Minority Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland said Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, that the American people have a right to be upset with Congress for not tackling the issues surrounding the looming fiscal cliff. He said they expect Congress to be at work. (By The Associated Press)
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