U.S. lawmakers turn to threat of "fiscal cliff"

11/7/2012 | CNN · Washington Post, The · Hill, The

With the question of who will be president answered, the U.S. must now confront the "fiscal cliff" of tax hikes and spending cuts that economists say could return the economy to decline. Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, gave a speech on Capitol Hill that struck a conciliatory tone but seemed to flatly reject any compromise that included an increase in taxes.

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