President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner at the White House on Nov. 16. Administration officials say the two men met Sunday to discuss the "fiscal cliff."
December 9, 2012 The closed-door meeting between the two men may be the first positive signs in days that negotiations may be moving forward. Meanwhile, a top Republican said Senate Republicans could agree to higher taxes on the richest Americans if it meant getting a chance to overhaul entitlement programs.
Come on back, he says.
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April 6, 2011 But it's still not known whether Republican and Democratic lawmakers will agree to come to another meeting. If a deal isn't struck by midnight Friday, large parts of the federal government could shut down.
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