Nov
12

“Fiscal Cliff” Needs To Be Job 1 In Lame Duck

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Representatives and Senators return to Washington this week for the “lame duck” session of Congress. Many issues were put off until after the election.  South Dakota Senator John Thune says solving the “fiscal cliff” has to be the top priority…

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Thune says President Obama has to help Congress out of the financial mess…

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Thune says if a framework is agreed on to a solution, he would agree to extending the final work into the new Congress in January…

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The cliff is a combination of spending cuts and tax increases that were mandated by the failure of the “super committee” last year to find agreements on budget reform.

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