Obama, Boehner "fiscal cliff" meeting yields no result

President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, gave no indication that they made any progress toward averting the "fiscal cliff" after a Thursday meeting that Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner joined. The White House and Boehner released statements saying "the lines of communication remain open." Boehner did not rule out a House vote before year's end on extending Bush-era tax cuts for the middle class.

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