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Oil Rises On New Hope Of ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Resolution
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil is rising Monday as political leaders in Washington appear closer to a resolution in critical budget negotiations. Benchmark crude rose 73 cents to $87.46 around 10:30 a.m. in New York. Seeking to break an impasse in budget talks, House Speaker John Boehner ha…
Narrow ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Bargain Gain Currency
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and congressional Republicans are setting their sights on a more modest ‘fiscal cliff’ deal to extend current tax rates for most Americans, raise rates for top earners but leave other, vexing issues for the new year, as hopes dim for a wide-rang…
‘Fiscal Cliff’ Lurks Behind Obama’s Schedule
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is working on a blend of foreign and domestic issues, but none seemingly as urgent as his effort to strike a deal with congressional Republicans to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff at the end of the year. But it’s impossible to tell just what th…