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Economy: Fiscal Cliff #1037563

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(White House: Major Garrett) President Obama’s push for Congress to agree on a deal to avert the fiscal cliff and avoid tax increases featured. [OBAMA – says it’s time to work on keeping middle class taxes low.] The efforts of Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and legislative affairs director Rob Nabors† to work with Congress on spending cuts and other details noted. Obama’s view that a deal can be done by Christmas discussed.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) The views of Republican Congressmembers on the negotiations featured. [Speaker of the House John BOEHNER – says it’s time for the president and Democrats to get serious about the spending problem.] [Simpson-Bowles Commission co-chair Erskine BOWLES††- says we got a long way to go and few days to get it done.] [Representative Tom COLE††- says the American people shouldn’t be leverage in negotiations.]

Pelley, Scott;
Garrett, Major;
Cordes, Nancy

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