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Talks On 'Fiscal Cliff' Remain Deadlocked

In just about four weeks, your taxes are going to go up and stay there unless President Obama and Congress can compromise. They have to agree on a set of spending cuts and tax increases or the U.S. will hit what has become known as the "fiscal cliff." That's the end-of-the-year deadline when automatic cuts start and tax breaks end.
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Taxes Aren't The Only Snag In Budget Talks

Renee Montagne talks with Wall Street Journal economics editor David Wessel about the issues separating President Obama and congressional Republicans in the high-stakes budget talks.
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Week In Politics: Mideast Cease-Fire, Obama's Agenda

Audie Cornish speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss the latest on the Hamas-Israel cease-fire, Washington's relationship with Egypt, the Obama administration's Mideast policies and the president's second-term agenda.
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In Asia, Obama Reasserts His Foreign Policy Role

President Obama is traveling in Asia this week after months of focus on his re-election bid. But even as the president works to shore up relationships around the world, Republican members of Congress continue to challenge the administration's handling of the deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
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Week In News: Gaza And Israel Conflict Intensifies

The problems of finding a lasting peace in the Middle East almost make solutions to America's problems seem easily attainable. Weekends on All Things Considered host Guy Raz speaks with James Fallows of The Atlantic about the difference between America's momentary problems and Israel's existential contradictions.

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