Comments for: ‘Fiscal cliff’ tumble looms despite U.S. Senate efforts

Posted Dec. 31, 2012, at 1:54 p.m.
Last modified Jan. 01, 2013, at 6:34 a.m.

WASHINGTON — The United States looked on track to tumble over the “fiscal cliff” on Monday night, at least for a day, as lawmakers remained reluctant to back last-minute efforts by Senate leaders to avert severe tax increases and spending cuts. The U.S. House of Representatives said it would not …

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