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Issues Briefing: Covering the “fiscal cliff”
Everyone’s talking about the “fiscal cliff,” that snappy shorthand for a convergence of tax increases and spending cuts that may – or may not – loom as the year ends. During this half-day program, journalists and other experts explained the elements of the fiscal cliff and the implications of taking the plunge or not.
Watch the recording by CSPAN here.
Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Richard Rubin, Bloomberg News, federal tax policy reporter