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Fiscal Cliff

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Who Came Up With The Fiscal Cliff?

Most people don’t have a clue what it is, so let’s start at the beginning.


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What Is This ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Everyone’s Talking About?

The fiscal cliff would require such a sharp cut in the deficit that the economy would contract, economists say.