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Economy and Politics: Fiscal Cliff #1035881

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 27, 2012
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(Studio: David Muir) The five-day countdown to the fiscal cliff introduced.

(White House: Jonathan Karl) The cost to Americans of going over the fiscal cliff examined; scenes shown of Vice President Joe Biden swearing in the new senator from Hawaii; statistics on the cost of higher taxes and expiring unemployment benefits cited. [Senators Harry REID, Mitch McCONNELL - offer views on the economic crisis.]

(Studio: David Muir, Jonathan Karl) The prospects for a last-ditch effort to halt the tax hike and expiration of unemployment benefits discussed.

Reporter(s):
Muir, David;
Karl, Jonathan;
Jonathan, David Muir,
Duration:
00:01:50

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