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As Congress returns this week to confront a so-called “fiscal cliff” at year’s end, many Republicans who have long dismissed any tax increase as unacceptable say they are willing to entertain higher revenue as part of a deficit-reduction deal -- so long as Democrats accept cuts in entitlement programs.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

As Congress returns this week to confront a so-called “fiscal cliff” at year’s end, many Republicans who have long dismissed any tax increase as unacceptable say they are willing to entertain higher revenue as part of a deficit-reduction deal -- so long as Democrats accept cuts in entitlement programs.
November 27, 2012
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Fiscal Cliff Compromise Elusive as Congress Returns
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