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Fiscal Cliff Talks Not Going Well So Far

oldervoter68 Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 11:22 AM
It will impact more people, which will maybe get them engaged in the process. I don't want to see the rates revert, but if that is what it takes to wake up the masses, so be it. There needs to be more taxpayers with "skin in the game."

Thanksgiving is tomorrow, but fiscal cliff discussion between Republicans and Democrats has already started and will continue after the Holiday weekend. As you can imagine things aren't going so well, which means we are more likely to see some kind of deal not in the next couple weeks, but just before or on Christmas.

The opening round of negotiations this week between White House and senior GOP congressional staffers left both sides pessimistic about their ability to reach a quick deal on averting the fiscal cliff, according to sources familiar with the talks.