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Senate Leaders Attend Weekly Policy Lunches

Washington, DC
Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Senate Republican leaders briefed reporters on this week’s Senate Agenda and the latest so-called “fiscal cliff” negotiations.  

Majority Leader Reid warned that Senators might have to return to session after Christmas to resume work on a deal.  On Monday, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) met with President Obama at the White House on a debt reduction agreement.  Lawmakers have until the end of the year before the Bush-era tax cuts are set to expire for most Americans, and mandatory domestic and defense spending cuts take effect. 

Updated: Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 2:59pm (ET)

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