December

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Obama tries again on fiscal cliff

President Obama is still trying to negotiate an arrangement with Congress to head off or to postpone tax increases on working people and the massive cuts scheduled to begin after Jan. 1.

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GOP Grinches trying to steal Christmas

"Anyone who wants to cut Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid benefits to finance tax giveaways for the rich must have a heart two sizes too small."

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Congressional progressives: “Chained CPI” throws seniors off the cliff

Members of the Progressive Caucus in Congress are calling on colleagues to oppose what they say is nothing more than a dangerous back-door attempt to cut Social Security.

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“Fiscal cliff” actions urge Congress to tax rich, no cuts

The pressure for unionists to weigh in rose as the ruling House Republicans refused to budge from their stand for protecting the Bush tax cuts for the rich.