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Washington Shows No Urgency on ‘Fiscal Cliff’

Washington Shows No Urgency on ‘Fiscal Cliff’

By Michael Bowman, VOA News, Dec. 27, 2012CAPITOL HILL — Four days before Americans face massive automatic tax increases and deep federal spending cuts, Washington is showing no signs of forging a deficit reduction agreement to avert the so-called “fiscal cliff.”  Many lawmakers are absent from Washington altogether, and the rest are pointing fingers and casting blame. […]

Lawmakers Discuss Fiscal Cliff; Deductions still Possible?

Lawmakers Discuss Fiscal Cliff; Deductions still Possible?

By MNN: The U.S. will reach the edge of its fiscal cliff in 2 weeks. House Representatives discussed the issue for the first time yesterday; not much progress was made, and charitable deductions are still on the table. Bill Lohr with Faith Comes by Hearing says they’d like to believe it won’t affect giving, “but you just […]

Secretary Clinton Gives Strong Religion Speech After Embassy Attacks

Secretary Clinton Gives Strong Religion Speech After Embassy Attacks

Protests that led to the deaths of the U.S. Ambassador in Libya and three other Americans at the consulate in Benghazi spread across the region. In response to the recent violence Secretary Clinton gave a strong speech about religion. Dan Robinson, Voa News, September 12, 2012: “This is an attack that should shock the conscience […]

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