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Economy/Politics: Fiscal Cliff / Farmers #1036760

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 25, 2012
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(Studio: Jim Axelrod) Report introduced.

(Honolulu: Nancy Cordes) The efforts to avert the fiscal cliff updated; details given about what a bill from Senator Harry Reid would likely include. The Republicans’ view of Reid’s bill discussed.

(Studio: Jim Axelrod) Report introduced.

(Eagle Lake, Texas: Anna Werner) The impact on farmers if lawmakers fail to reach a deal on the fiscal cliff featured; details given about the uncertainty over funding for farm aid and crop insurance and about other programs covered by the farm bill, including food stamps, school lunches, forest conservation and renewable fuels. [Pharmacist/rice farmer Steve BALAS††- says people don’t know what to do.] [Rice farmer L.G. RAUN††- says he will be looking for another job if there is no subsidy.]

Reporter(s):
Axelrod, Jim;
Cordes, Nancy;
Werner, Anna
Duration:
00:04:10

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