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Fiscal Cliff Fall Out

Posted Monday, January 7, 2013

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Fiscal Cliff Fall Out The government in Washington didn't drive the nation over the so-called fiscal cliff this week, settling on a last-minute deal that cancelled tax rate hikes and automatic spending cuts. But the wheels came off any plan for a big-picture deficit fix, a battle still looms over raising the country's debt ceiling and taxes are still going up: The 2 percent payroll tax break expired. Is this the best we can do? We'll ask Northeast Ohio officials in Washington, Join host Mike McIntyre Monday morning at 9.

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Economy, Government/Politics

Guests

Steve Koff, Reporter, The Plain Dealer
Kathryn Lavelle, Ellen and Dixon Long Professor of World Affairs, Case Western Reserve University and author, “Money and Banks in the American Political Process”
Rep. Bob Gibbs
Rep. Tim Ryan
Rep. Marcy Kaptur
Sen. Sherrod Brown

Additional Information

Rep. Jim Renacci, 6 other Ohio Republicans opposed ‘fiscal cliff’ deal
At Long Last, A Permanent Patch for A Dreaded Tax

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