President Obama plays hardball in ‘fiscal cliff’ talks

December 2, 2012   // 0 Comments

by Perry Bacon, Jr., theGrio ANALYSIS-President Obama is no longer looking to be the great compromiser in Washington. His opening bid to resolve the so-called “fiscal cliff”  was effectively a poison pill; full of ideas from $50 billion in additional stimulus money to $1.6 trillion in tax increases to weakening Congress’ power in increasing the federal debt limit, it was a liberal’s dream and a ...

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