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December 12, 2012 8:48 pm

Eric Cantor: Fiscal Cliff Talks May Go Past Christmas

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Politico – Congressional leaders warned lawmakers Wednesday to hunker down for Christmas in Washington, with fiscal cliff negotiations basically stuck in neutral ahead of a fast-approaching Dec. 31 deadline.

In a closed-door meeting, Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) told Republicans to expect to stick around until Christmas Eve and then between Christmas and New Year’s Day. Afterward, he told reporters that President Barack Obama is heading “ever so slowly to the cliff.”

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