Obama offers ‘cliff’ plan

Concessions to Republicans said to be lacking

Posted: November 30, 2012 at 5:21 a.m.

“I am disappointed in where we are” on the budget talks, House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday on Capitol Hill.

President Barack Obama offered Republicans a detailed plan Thursday for averting the year-end “fiscal cliff ” that calls for $1.6 trillion in new taxes, $50 billion in fresh spending on the economy and an effective end to congressional control over the size of the national debt.

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