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Fiscal Cliff

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State Investment Head Nervously Eyes `Cliff’ Talks

Count Howard Bicker among those taking careful stock of the sputtering fiscal cliff talks in Washington.

12/28/2012

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Jill Schlesinger On Money and The WCCO Morning News

Jill Schlesinger talked about budget negotiations in Washington DC with Dave Lee Friday morning on WCCO.

12/21/2012

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Opinion: GOP Too Extreme

More than a month after the election, things continue to get worse for the GOP brand. The lead Republican spokesperson during the fiscal cliff negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner, has a 34 percent approval rating. President Obama has a 54 percent approval rating.

12/20/2012

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Frank Interviews Obama On Fiscal Cliff, Spending Cuts

With negotiations regarding the impending fiscal cliff hanging in the balance, President Barack Obama told WCCO’s Frank Vascellaro he’s confident a deal will be reached.

12/13/2012

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Full Transcript Of Frank Vascellaro’s Interview With Obama

Here’s the full transcript of Frank Vascellaro’s interview with President Obama.

12/13/2012

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David Wellstone Takes Up Fiscal Cliff Activism

The son of the late U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone is taking up his own political activism at a state Capitol event calling for upper-income federal tax hikes to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff.

12/13/2012

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What’s With Obama’s Fiscal Cliff Road Trip?

The president would do much better by staying in Washington, D.C. where the action is rather than taking a road tour-styled trip to talk to the American people. In D.C., he actually would be talking to the people who are going to make the decision with him.

12/10/2012

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Opinion: The Counter Offer

Republicans built a trap for themselves, having for years passed bills with highly unpopular cuts and little public notice. Now Republicans will take the blame if we go over the fiscal cliff.

12/10/2012

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Minnesota Projects $1.1 Billion Budget Deficit

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and lawmakers will have to eliminate a $1.1 billion state budget deficit when the session convenes in January, a smaller shortfall than in recent years, as Democrats prepare to take over the Legislature.

12/05/2012

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Dayton To Meet Obama To Talk About Fiscal Cliff

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and six other governors meet Tuesday with President Barack Obama to discuss the fallout of Washington’s search for a long-term debt fix.

12/04/2012

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Governors Ask Obama For Flexibility In Fiscal Cliff Deal

A bipartisan group of governors says they sought assurances from President Barack Obama that any cuts in spending to address the looming “fiscal cliff” would not shift the financial burden onto states.

12/04/2012

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Back To Budgets, Ryan Returns To Comfortable Topic

Paul Ryan is getting his groove back. A month after the GOP’s presidential ticket lost an election, the party’s vice presidential nominee finds himself comfortably back in his political wheelhouse on Capitol Hill.

12/04/2012

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Washington Fight Clouds Minn. Budget Forecast

The impasse over the fiscal cliff in Washington is casting enormous uncertainty over the economic forecast in Minnesota.

12/02/2012

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Opinion: GOP A Party Without A Plan

With one month to go before we reach the fiscal cliff, Republicans are going to have to figure out how to do something serious for a change instead of grandstanding and avoiding specifics.

11/30/2012

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment Solution

Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.

11/29/2012

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