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In Fiscal Cliff PR War, Obama Seeks Help From A Public Already Leaning His Way

In Washington's latest game of chicken, President Obama is recruiting voters who see things his way to provide an edge in his quest to get congressional Republicans to accept tax increases on the nation's wealthiest. His newest weapon? A Twitter hashtag.
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Hispanic Caucus Rejects Republican Immigration Bills

The coalition of Hispanic lawmakers say new legislation should require illegal immigrants to register with the federal government, undergo a criminal background check, learn English and pay taxes as conditions for obtaining legal status and eventual citizenship.
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Republican Corker On Deficit Plan, Benghazi Attack

Melissa Block speaks to Republican Senator Bob Corker about his plan for dodging the "fiscal cliff."
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Republican Cole Breaks Party Ranks On Fiscal Cliff

President Obama wants House Republicans to simply pass tax-cut extensions for most Americans and argue about the rich later. It looks like he's found at least one ally — Oklahoma congressman Tom Cole.
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Obama Uses Twitter To Ramp Up Fiscal Cliff Pressure

President Obama met with middle class taxpayers on Wednesday who had written to the White House about the impact of tax hikes on their pocket books.

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