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After Fruitless Weekend, Congress Still Seeks Fiscal Deal
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House Speaker John Boehner arrives at the White House on Friday for talks with President Obama and congressional leaders aimed at avoiding the "fiscal cliff." Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Congressional Leaders Hopeful As Fiscal Cliff Deadline Nears
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'Fiscal Cliff' Countdown: 4 Days Until The Plunge
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So Far, No Christmas Miracle For Fiscal Cliff
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House Pulls 'Plan B' Tax Measure From The Floor
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Fiscal Cliff Negotiations Settle Back Into Standstill
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Boehner: House Will Pass 'Plan B' Fiscal Cliff Legislation
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Capitol Hill Reaction To Gun Mayhem Varies
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Sen. Joe Manchin, a West Virginia Democrat, has an "A" rating from the NRA, but questions why anyone would need the kind of semi-automatic assault rifle used in the Newtown, Conn., killings. Dave Martin/AP hide caption

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Some Senators Show Willingness To Take On Gun Laws
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Parting Advice From The Senators Leaving Congress
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California said Democrats aren't going to throw America's seniors over the fiscal cliff to give a tax cut to the wealthiest. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Democrats Dig In Their Heels On Entitlement Cuts
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Call It Want You Want, But It's Not A Debt Crisis
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Senator DeMint Leaving Congress To Head Think Tank
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Senate Fails To Ratify U.N. Treaty On Disabilities
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Republicans Counter With $2.2 Trillion Deficit Plan
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