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Thu Dec 27, 2012, 03:25 PM

House Sets Sunday Session as Fiscal Cliff Deadline Nears.

Source: nyt/reuters

The House of Representatives will hold a work session on Sunday beginning at 6:30 p.m. EST (2330 GMT), a day before the December 31 deadline for reaching a deal that would avert the "fiscal cliff."

A senior House Republican aide confirmed that House members were being called back to Washington. The House went on recess a week ago amid a deadlock on how to resolve ways to avoid $600 billion in potentially harmful tax increases and spending cuts.


Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2012/12/27/us/politics/27reuters-usa-fiscal-house.html?hp

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Reply House Sets Sunday Session as Fiscal Cliff Deadline Nears. (Original post)
elleng Dec 2012 OP
CaliforniaPeggy Dec 2012 #1
janx Dec 2012 #3
Javaman Dec 2012 #8
DJ13 Dec 2012 #2
Lucfreid Dec 2012 #4
robinlynne Dec 2012 #5
railsback Dec 2012 #6
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Response to elleng (Original post)

Thu Dec 27, 2012, 03:27 PM

1. They sure are bringing it right down to the wire, aren't they?

Smart. NOT.

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Reply #1)

Thu Dec 27, 2012, 03:48 PM

3. That was my first thought as well.

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Reply #1)

Fri Dec 28, 2012, 11:02 AM

8. I think sometimes they do it simply for the drama and nothing else. nt

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Response to elleng (Original post)

Thu Dec 27, 2012, 03:40 PM

2. Sounds like Reid's taunt about stalling until Boehner won reelection for Leader

pushed him into a response.

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Response to elleng (Original post)

Thu Dec 27, 2012, 03:50 PM

4. Spam deleted by azurnoir (MIR Team)

 

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Response to elleng (Original post)

Thu Dec 27, 2012, 03:53 PM

5. Sunday night? Why not Friday morming like the rest of the world?

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Response to elleng (Original post)

Thu Dec 27, 2012, 03:53 PM

6. Republicans are nothing but drama queens

 

They decided long ago that they were going to pass something before time ran out. Does anyone really think they want to go around saying 'the Obama tax cuts'?

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Response to elleng (Original post)

Thu Dec 27, 2012, 04:23 PM

7. World's tiniest violin playing the world's saddest song.

Oh heavens they have to work on a SUNDAY!






Seriously, Republicans, crawl back under your rock and stop grandstanding. You're not going to do anything.

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