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Analysis: Consequences Of Looming Budget Cuts

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Alex Bolton, senior staff writer with The Hill newspaper.

There's a lot of talk these days about the so-called "fiscal cliff" approaching at the end of this year. If congress doesn't act, trillion of dollars in spending cuts and tax increases that some experts say could have serious economic consequences but several lawmakers are working behind the scenes to try to address a number of looming decisions and one lawmaker from our area Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) of Virginia is heavily involved in those talks. WAMU spoke with The Hill's Alex Bolton about what the fiscal cliff could mean for our area.

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