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Fiscal Cliff: Obama’s opening bid

Obama is running true to form, as on Thursday, during the debt talks with Republicans, he demanded another stimulus and $$1.6 trillion in new taxes. This time though, Obama sent in Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to congressional Republican leaders on Capitol Hill, who was seen as offering little the Republicans could agree to and was greeted with laughter, the aide said.

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