Senate still has no agreement to avert "fiscal cliff"

Senate leaders failed to agree Sunday on a compromise to avert the "fiscal cliff" of tax increases and spending cuts that's scheduled to take effect Tuesday. Talks took a new direction late in the day, with Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell opening talks with Vice President Joe Biden on how to break the deadlock, and more discussions are planned today.

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