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Republicans, Democrats play political
dare ahead of more fiscal talks this week

FOX News, by Staff

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Posted By:smcchk, 12/2/2012 10:00:42 PM

Democrats and Republicans elevated their political brinkmanship Sunday on fiscal negotiations in Washington, with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner challenging Republicans to improve on his offer and Republicans dismissed as “non-serious” and an attempt to undermine negotiations.Geithner, now President Obama’s chief negotiator with congressional Republicans, told “Fox News Sunday” the White House plan has “balance” and “detail” but he’s willing to hear suggested improvements. “But what we cannot do is figure out what works for them,” said Geithner, who appeared on all five

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The GOP is cornered. Don´t give Obama unilateral control over the debt ceiling and give them their tax raises. Saying the Democrats are not serious is a worthless talking point. There should have been bullet points ready and there were not. Game´s over.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: NotaBene, 12/2/2012 10:30:49 PM     (No. 9045133)

This debate goes to show that President George W. Bush was a great president. He brought back dignity to the White House. Eight years without socialists redistributing our money like the Clintons and Obamas.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Browneyes, 12/2/2012 11:12:41 PM     (No. 9045164)

Those who can, please watch the Senate starting around 5pm. They´ll seek to approve confirmation of 2 Judgesfirse, then proceed to the issue @ hand/ Keep eyes on mccain,who hsd been leading the "minority"and truly folks, had been patty- caking with Sen Levin whose "softness and "complimentary" attitude is bringing along lots of Rs and calling the progress "truly bi-partisan"

There have been over 400 ammendments allowed ,so mccain,as Minority mgr,will prove once again he sits squarely in the middel, despite protestions of Sen Sessions,Vice chair of the Committee.

This week they will determine the future of the 200 plus yr.old FILLIBUSTER, if passed, will neuter the Senate,forever.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/3/2012 6:15:20 AM     (No. 9045340)

The problem is the republicans don´t have a behind the scenes big brain calling the shots anymore.We´re more or less stuck with Boehner and McConnell which isn´t very reassuring.

Even if they cave on so called tax cuts for the rich,there´s no way they should give Obama more stimulus to reward his donors and voters with.

In any event you´ll wind up with a short term fix so they can all haul ass to vacation.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Trigger2, 12/3/2012 6:32:43 AM     (No. 9045350)

Throw Barry´s taxpayer funded Simpson-Bowles plan at Geithner.

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