December 19, 2011 Lawmakers are headed for another collision and last-minute negotiations.
Outside the Capitol, there's goodwill. Inside, less so.
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December 14, 2011 Once again, Democrats and Republicans are at odds over taxes and other issues — and extensions of programs including benefits for the long-term unemployed are being delayed. They're "stumbling from impasse to impasse," the Los Angeles Times writes.
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