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Fiscal Cliff

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Erskine Bowles Talks Fiscal Cliff, Economy

KDKA-AM’s Larry Richert talks to Erskine Bowles, former White House Chief of Staff , about the Fiscal Cliff and his Pittsburgh speaking visit.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/14/2013

Paul Ryan

Opinion: Over The Cliff

At midnight, not only did the ball drop in Times Square, ushering in a New Year, but Congress dropped the ball on delivering the country meaningful deficit reduction.

01/04/2013

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Fiscal Cliff Rescue – What It Does & Does Not Do For You

For all the commotion — some would say insanity — that Washington created over the fiscal cliff these last few weeks, you’d think final approval of a bill late Tuesday night to avoid the cliff would mark lots of changes in tax rates for average Americans. Not so.

01/02/2013

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Wednesday’s KDKA Afternoon News: January 2, 2013

Here’s a recap of the post-holiday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News in Case you missed anything.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/02/2013

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House Of Representatives Approves Fiscal Cliff Bill

All it needs now is the President’s signature. Late Tuesday night, the House of Representatives approved a bill to avert the Fiscal Cliff.

01/01/2013

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No Deal In House, Taxes Going Up

President Obama, Vice President Biden, and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell made one last stab to avoid higher taxes on everyone, scheduled to take effect at midnight tonight.

12/31/2012

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House Won’t Vote Before Midnight On Fiscal Cliff Deal

The House will miss the midnight Monday deadline lawmakers set for voting to avoid the “fiscal cliff.”

KDKA-TV–12/31/2012

Grover Norquist

Opinion: Enjoy The Last Day Of The Fiscal Cliff

If Congress manages to pass a feeble, last minute, deal on taxes it will be a deal that is long overdue. All of this could have been avoided.

12/31/2012

Fiscal Cliff Calculator

Dec. 31 is the last chance for Congress to prevent the United States from going over the so-called “fiscal cliff” and it doesn’t appear the two sides are close to a deal.

12/31/2012

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Work Continues In Washington D.C. To Avoid Fiscal Cliff

Two senators on opposite sides of the aisle are working on a plan to avoid the Fiscal Cliff.

12/28/2012

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Are We Also Headed For The “Dairy Cliff?”

You’ve been hearing plenty about the Fiscal Cliff over the last few weeks, but what about the Dairy Cliff? While the threat of the fiscal disaster looms in Washington D.C., there’s another issue that’s not getting much attention. And within days, it could have you paying outrageous prices for milk.

12/28/2012

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Economist Gives Input On Fiscal Cliff

Rick Bergman speaks with Economist Robert Kahn regarding the looming fiscal cliff.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/27/2012

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What Will It Mean To Go Over The Fiscal Cliff?

A serious split Thursday night among House Republicans in Congress meant no deal yet to avoid the fiscal cliff. Members of Congress returned home for Christmas, raising the chances of going over that cliff. But what exactly does that mean?

12/21/2012

John Boehner

Opinion: GOP Too Extreme

More than a month after the election, things continue to get worse for the GOP brand. The lead Republican spokesperson during the fiscal cliff negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner, has a 34 percent approval rating. President Obama has a 54 percent approval rating.

12/20/2012

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What’s With Obama’s Fiscal Cliff Road Trip?

The president would do much better by staying in Washington, D.C. where the action is rather than taking a road tour-styled trip to talk to the American people. In D.C., he actually would be talking to the people who are going to make the decision with him.

12/10/2012

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