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CBO: 'Fiscal Cliff' Could Put U.S. Back In Recession

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A new Congressional Budget Office report explores the economic and budget impacts of the "fiscal cliff. The non-partisan government agency warns automatic tax hikes and spending cuts could do serious damage to the economy.
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