House Republicans have made a second counteroffer in the "fiscal cliff" negotiations with President Barack Obama, but they don't appear to have made any major concessions. The new offer still includes $800 billion in new revenues, the same as in the GOP's first offer and still well short of Obama's revised $1.4 trillion offer. "The longer the White House slow-walks this process, the closer our economy gets to the fiscal cliff," warned Michael Steel, a spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio.

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