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Fiscal Cliff

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Keller @ Large: Leaders We Chose Reflect Our Own Weaknesses

As easy as it is to mock Washington, aren’t they just reflecting our own confusion, polarization, and conflicting demands right back at us?

12/31/2012

Medical Care, Hospital Bed

Local Medical Device Makers Fear Fallout From Fiscal Cliff

Medical device makers in Massachusetts and elsewhere are warning of potential job losses and other consequences as the industry’s hopes of avoiding a 2.3 percent excise tax fade amid the stalled fiscal cliff negotiations.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/29/2012

President Obama has returned to Washington from his Christmas break in Hawaii to deal with the fiscal cliff. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama To Present Fiscal Cliff Deal To Congressional Leaders

President Barack Obama will meet with congressional leaders at the White House Friday as the deadline to avoid the so-called “fiscal cliff” draws closer.

12/28/2012

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Finger Pointing Persists With Four Days Until Fiscal Cliff

Experts say the average middle-class family stands to take a tax-hike hit of more than $2,000 if we go over the fiscal cliff.

12/27/2012

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Milk Prices Could Double Without ‘Dairy Cliff’ Solution

If Congress does not renew the Farm Bill by the end of the year, the milk price formula reverts back to 1949.

12/25/2012

John Boehner

Opinion: GOP Too Extreme

More than a month after the election, things continue to get worse for the GOP brand. The lead Republican spokesperson during the fiscal cliff negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner, has a 34 percent approval rating. President Obama has a 54 percent approval rating.

12/20/2012

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What’s With Obama’s Fiscal Cliff Road Trip?

The president would do much better by staying in Washington, D.C. where the action is rather than taking a road tour-styled trip to talk to the American people. In D.C., he actually would be talking to the people who are going to make the decision with him.

12/10/2012

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Counter Offer

Republicans built a trap for themselves, having for years passed bills with highly unpopular cuts and little public notice. Now Republicans will take the blame if we go over the fiscal cliff.

12/10/2012

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Keller @Large: Will Sanity Prevail In Washington?

Will sanity prevail in Washington?

12/10/2012

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Soundbytes Of The Week: 12/7

Soundbytes of the week include the Fiscal Cliff and NHL lockout talks frozen. A T driver in latest Green Line collision worked the graveyard shift… on another job. Another BU bicyclist is killed, as efforts are made to make riding safer.

12/07/2012

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