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GOP issues a new 'fiscal cliff' offer to Obama

GOP issues a new 'fiscal cliff' offer to Obama

GOP issues a new 'fiscal cliff' offer to Obama

In this Nov. 16, 2012 file photo, Pre...


WASHINGTON — House Republicans put forth a $2.2 trillion "fiscal cliff" counteroffer to President Barack Obama on Monday, calling for raising the eligibility age for Medicare, lowering cost-of-living hikes for Social Security benefits and bringing in $800 billion in higher tax revenue — but not raising rates for the wealthy.


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